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Going To The ICJ Is Necessary, But Not Sufficient: Final Part In The Series On Guyana’s Geopolitics

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Guyana’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation had met with Moses Chavez, Chargé d’ Affaires, Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, l. as the Guyana government negotiated the release of the fishing vessels and crew last year.

By Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith

News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. June 4, 2021: In Part I of this series I examined Venezuela’s recent saber-rattling moves against Guyana, while Part II addressed the high stakes involved for the two countries. With this as background I turned to the actions before the World Court in Part III. In this final article, I argue that prudence makes it necessary to pursue several complementary imperatives–things that need to be actioned. I envisage three such imperatives, which should be tackled simultaneously to deliver maximum synergistic impact.

Public Education Imperative

Unlike Venezuela, Guyana has not undertaken a consistent civic education campaign about the…

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