Barbados takes Guyana’s side in border dispute with Venezuela

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Guyana’s President David Granger is getting strong backing from CARICOM leaders, including the current chairman, Barbados’ Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, in its border dispute with Venezuela.
Granger, who is attending his first CARICOM summit as Guyana’s head of government, revealed to reporters today that Stuart actually led Guyana’s delegation into talks yesterday with Venezuelan officials.

 

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart during recent independence celebrations in Guyana.

Venezuelan leader Nicholas Maduro, who has issued a decree in support of Caracas’ claim to disputed territory it shares with Georgetown, was expected to participate in the talks, but has been a no show.

President of Guyana David Granger (left), Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro
President of Guyana David Granger (left), Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro

However, in his absence, Granger, a former army brigadier, has been telling fellow CARICOM heads that if Venezuela succeeds with its claim, Guyana will not be the only CARICOM country that is adversely affected.

Guyana’s President, David Granger, addressing Guyanese-Barbadians last night.
Guyana’s President David Granger addressing Guyanese-Barbadians this week.

One Response to Barbados takes Guyana’s side in border dispute with Venezuela

  1. jus me July 4, 2015 at 8:58 pm

    So SLEEPY led them in!!
    Mebbee he sleep walking?
    I guess dem trimblin tribble doh.
    Yuh doan mess wid Sleepy.

    LOL

    Yuh mekkin yuhsef look real foolish man.

    BIM V Venezuela

    OH MAN mah belly Hurt.

    Reply

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