Students chained to Cuban embassy end protest in Venezuela
A spokesperson of the student movement said protests would continue. "We have a firm commitment with the Venezuelan people (...) our mouths will not be shut," she stated
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"We asked for his return. We said that if he was able to rule, he had to do it in his own country and not abroad," she added. Vera pointed out that although the demonstration is over, "the battle is not."
She reassured Venezuelans that the student movement would continue rallying, "we are deeply committed to the Venezuelan people (...) they (government officials) will not keep our mouths shut," she stated.
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.