Prof Girvan to continue as UN good officer in Venezuela/Guyana border dispute

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ended a one-day visit to Guyana on Saturday in a move that strengthens the relationship between the two countries that have had a long standing border dispute.
The two countries have agreed to ask the Jamaica-born academic, Professor Norman Girvan to continue as the United Nations (UN) good officer as they seek to settle their border dispute.

President Ramotar told reporters that both countries have also agreed “to renew the good officer process of the United Nations. We think that Professor Girvan has been doing a good job and we agreed that we would make that request to the United Nations to have this process continued.”

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