Tag: Venezuela


Guyana and Venezuela: A Tale of Borders and Aspirations

eyesonguyana 1. Historical Ties and Territorial Disputes The intertwined history of Guyana and Venezuela dates back centuries. From indigenous tribes to European colonizers, these lands have witnessed struggles, claims, and aspirations. Let’s delve into their shared past. Colonial Rivalries 2. Modern Challenges and Sovereignty Venezuela’s Bold Moves Diplomacy and Vigilance 3. Lessons from Tragedy and…
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Territorial woes for Guyana

Two regions in dispute eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, April 9 2024–Guyanese authorities have requested the United Nations Security Council to review Venezuela’s territorial claims over the oil-rich Essequibo region, under the jurisdiction of the former British colony since 1899, but which Caracas has annexed to all its official maps following a referendum last year. The Guyanese Government…
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Venezuela annexes part of Guyana

Venezuela annexes oil-rich parts of Guyana

Centuries Old Territorial Dispute Flames Up  eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, 22 March 2024 — Venezuela’s National Assembly Thursday passed a law creating a new region in the oil-rich Essequibo territory under Guyanese control since the late 1800s on which Caracas claims sovereignty. The Venezuelan Parliament unanimously approved the creation of the state of Guayana Esequiba, which is…
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