Security & Strategic Review - March 2024

VENEZUELA/GUYANA: Troop deployments spark Guyanese concern

Tensions between Venezuela and Guyana over the disputed Essequibo region had appeared to be cooling two months after Venezuela’s provocative 3 December referendum, in which voters supported annexing the territory. But on 9 February Guyana’s foreign minister, Hugh Todd, highlighted “inconsistencies” between Venezuela’s “diplomatic and military posture”. Todd accused the Venezuelan authorities of preaching peace whilst simultaneously building up a military presence on the border.

End of preview - This article contains approximately 671 words.

Subscribers: Log in now to read the full article

Not a Subscriber?

Choose from one of the following options

Intelligence Research Ltd.
167-169 Great Portland Street,
5th floor,
London, W1W 5PF - UK
Phone : +44 (0) 203 695 2790
You may contact us via our online contact form
Copyright © 2022 Intelligence Research Ltd. All rights reserved.