Lima, January 13, 2021Updated on 01/13/2021 02:26 pm
He exchange rate in Venezuela it rose in the day of this Wednesday, amid the statements of the Caribbean Community, which showed its deep concern over the decree and subsequent statements of the regime of Nicolas Maduro regarding the border dispute with Guyana.
At the opening, the price of the dollar was quoted at 1’621,012.12 sovereign bolivars in the informal market of Venezuela, a level higher by 10.8% compared to 1’446,012.11 units at the close of the previous day, according to data from the portal DolarToday.
In a statement issued this Tuesday at the beginning of the XIII Extraordinary Emergency Meeting of the Heads of Government of Caricom, which takes place virtually, the disappointment at the position taken by Caracas in this dispute was underlined.
Guyana, last Sunday, had already rejected the decree signed by the president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, by means of which a new maritime territory of Venezuela called “Territory for the development of the Atlantic Facade” is established, which aims to reinforce the sovereignty of the country in that area.
The statement further shows Caricom’s full support for the ongoing judicial process at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), which aims to put a peaceful and definitive end to the long-standing dispute between the two countries.
“Caricom reiterates in the strongest terms its firm and unwavering support for the maintenance and preservation of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Guyana”States the statement, which also firmly repudiates any possible act of aggression by Venezuela against Guyana.
With information from EFE
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