Washington rules out "made in America" solution for Venezuela
The State Department spokesman said that any political transition in Venezuela must be the results of decisions by Venezuelans
"Obviously we talk to Venezuelans of the whole political spectrum, as we do with every country in the world. Any political transition in Venezuela has to be the result of decisions by Venezuelans, there is no 'made in America' solution," said Nuland at a press conference.
A simple reason: there is oil galore, would suffice to explain Guyana's actions. Another explanation lies in the little or none efforts made by the Venezuelan government to thwart the move by the Guyanese. This is certainly not a new problem, but a problem only recently highlighted because oil is involved. But what other resources does the disputed area hold? For most of us it is a section on the map with black and white stripes on it, a depiction of something distant, alien, a nothingness not worth paying much attention to in geography classes back in elementary school.