[www.inewsguyana.com] – A poll has indicated that the majority of persons believe that Venezuela’s continued aggression towards Guyana its illegal claim of more than 2/3 of Guyana’s territory will have a negative impact on investor confidence.
The Poll conducted by iNews Guyana asked respondents whether they believed that Venezuela’s recent aggression against Guyana affect investors’ confidence.
Out of 385 respondents, 57.9% voted in the affirmative that Venezuela’s actions will affect investor confidence, 38.2% believed that the aggressions will not affect investors’ confidence while a mere 3.9% is undecided on the issue.
Shortly after US oil giant ExxonMobil announced a “significant” oil find, Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has resurrected a long claim on the Essequibo.
Venezuela has also claimed Guyana’s entire exclusive economic zone including the oil rich waters off the Essequibo coast. However President David Granger has launched a campaign to rally international support for Guyana.
Already the President has managed to amass the support of CARICOM, Commonwealth and the United Kingdom all of whom have denounced Maduro’s claims.
Guyana’s government has said it will continue to pursue a judicial resolution to the controversy with Venezuela, indicating that this issue will be taken to the International Court of Justice.