he exchange rate in Venezuela, it rose on Wednesday, amid statements by the Caribbean Community, which showed its deep concern at the decree and subsequent statements by the regime. Nicolas Maduro concerning the border dispute with Guyana.
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At the opening, dollar prices were quoted at 1,621,012.12 sovereign bolivars in the informal market of Venezuela, which is 10.8% higher than 1,446,012.11 units at the end of the previous day, according to the portal DolarToday.
A statement issued this Tuesday at the beginning of the XIII Extraordinary Extraordinary Meeting of the Heads of Government of Caricoma, which is actually taking place, underlined the disappointment with Caracas’ position in this dispute.
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Last Sunday, Guyana rejected a decree signed by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to create a new Venezuelan maritime territory called the “Territory for the Development of the Atlantic Facade”, which aims to strengthen the country’s sovereignty in this area.
The statement goes on to show Caricoma’s full support for the ongoing trial in the International Court of Justice (ICJ), which aims to end peacefully and permanently the long-running dispute between the two countries.
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“Caricom reiterates its strong and unwavering support for maintaining and preserving Guyana’s sovereignty and territorial integrityThe statement said, which also strongly denied any possible act of Venezuelan aggression against Guyana.
With information from EFE
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