Correa: mediocrity and corruption are enemies of the revolution
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and his Ecuadorian counterpart are to review the bilateral agenda on energy, the economy, culture, and social issues
As noted by Correa, his visit to Venezuela aimed at talking about efficiency and efficacy to "push forward the projects of our people."
For his part, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, who welcomed the Ecuadorian leader, explained that he and Correa would review the bilateral agenda on energy, trade, culture, investment and production economy, and social issues.
Before making their public statements, the two leaders paid a tribute to late Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez, whose birthday was commemorated on July 28.
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.