CARACAS, Wednesday May 22, 2013 | Update

Maduro to attend inauguration of his Ecuadorian counterpart

The Venezuelan Foreign Office informed that the Venezuelan president would be in Ecuador on Friday

Wednesday May 22, 2013  03:47 PM
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro will attend on Friday the sworn-in ceremony of reelected Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa, an official source informed on Wednesday.

It is unknown when the Venezuelan leader will travel to Ecuador, the source told EFE.

It is believed that Maduro will travel to Bolivia on Saturday. No further details have been disclosed.

According to the Ecuadorian Foreign Office, the ceremony will be attended by some 90 delegations from different countries and international organizations such as the European Union, the Arab League, the Union of South American Nations, among others.
This is all there is

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.

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