Silence on Maduro’s annexation
Christopher Snowdon quoted in Scottish Licensed Trade News
Kristian Niemietz writes for The Spectator
“Regimes that are politically hostile to the West are usually quite happy to sell their oil, or whatever resources they may possess, to the West anyway.
“Essequibo is a sparsely populated region, and its inhabitants – who are far more likely to speak English or an English-based creole language than Spanish – have no particular connection to Venezuela. The only thing that changed in recent years is that new oil reserves were discovered, and that, as a result, Guyana is experiencing the one thing which has become a distant memory in Venezuela: economic growth.”
Read Kristian’s full piece here.