GUYANA | Amanza Walton Desir calls on Foreign Minister Todd to Resign

GEORGETOWN, February 4, 2021 - Guyana’s opposition spokesperson on foreign affairs and international cooperation Amanza Walton Desir has called for the “head” of Foreign Minister Hugh Hilton Todd over the embarrassing foreign blunder involving first Guyana’s recognition, then its withdrawal, of the recognition of the Republic of Taiwan.

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GUYANA | Dialogue can now begin with Venezuela says Foreign Minister Todd

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, February 3, 2021 - Guyana’s Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation minister Hugh Hilton Todd says the release of the Guyanese fishermen and their vessels by the government of Venezuela, provides a political space for dialogue in terms of inter-state relations.

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GUYANA | Venezuelan Navy seize Guyanese fishing vessels in Guyana Economic Zone

GEORGETOWN, January 24, 2021 - Guyana’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has launched an investigation into the circumstances under which two Guyanese registered fishing vessels – the Lady Nayera and the Sea Wolf – operating off the coast of Waini Point within Guyana’s Exclusive Economic Zone, were intercepted by the Venezuelan military.

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GUYANA | APNU/AFC defends Guyana's territorial stance against Venezuela, but.....

GEORGETOWN, Jan. 13, 2021 – Guyana’s Shadow Minister of Foreign Affairs Amanza Walton Desir has warned the Irfaan Ali administration, that despite the need for unity in support of Guyana’s territorial integrity, national unity is being eroded by suppression and de-humanisation of Afro-Guyanese and victimization of persons seen as supporters of the main opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC).

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CARICOM disappointed and concerned over Venezuela statement

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, January 12, 2021 - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM)  says it is deeply disappointed and concerned at the decree and subsequent statements by Venezuela with respect to that country’s border controversy with Guyana, including intimations of the creation of a strategic area of national development called “Territory for the Development of the Atlantic Façade.”

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GUYANA | Venezuela/Guyana boundary dispute flares - UN, CARICOM advised

GEORGETOWN, January 11, 2021 - Stung by the recent ruling of the Intertnational Court of Justice in favor of Guyana regarding the tribunal’s jurisdiction in the territorial dispute, Venezuela’s national assembly has announced a renewed claim over the Essequibo region of Guyana, and the establishment of  a special committee for the defense of their decision.

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