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 By Sir Ronald Sanders               The decision by the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, to refer the 51-year old contention between Guyana-Venezuela to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) should be welcomed by all nations, particularly those in Latin America and the Caribbean. The peaceful […]

Ending 50 years of Venezuela and Guyana contention

            By Sir Ronald Sanders   (The writer is a Senior Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London and Massey College, University of Toronto)   A search of the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon’s statements posted on his official website shows no […]

Guyana and Venezuela – Peace Under Law

  Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 30, 2015 (SKNIS):   The government of St. Kitts and Nevis is one step closer to delivering on its promise to make a better life for former sugar workers with the acceptance of a US$16 million check from the government of Venezuela under the PetroCaribe […]

 Government To Deliver On Promise To Sugar Workers

By Sir Ronald Sanders   To anyone living in a developing country that is not an oil-producer, the present drop in the price of oil is very welcome.   Ever since the world’s major oil-producing nations, through the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), dramatically increased prices in 1973, the […]

Oil Prices Fall Sharply: Will Poor Populations benefit?

By Sir Ronald Sanders (The writer is a Consultant, Senior Research Fellow at London University and former Caribbean diplomat) A visit to Guyana by Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro Moros and a Joint Declaration issued by the two governments on August 31 represent a great leap forward in relations between the […]

Guyana-Venezuela: A Great Leap Forward But Need For Vigilance Remains

Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS): The Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has offered support to the colour, creativity and energy of Children’s Carnival. At a recent ceremony, Resident Ambassador His Excellency Cruz de Jesus Bello presented a sponsorship cheque to the Chairman of the National Carnival Committee, Gus Williams