Ramotar ruled out maritime channel for Venezuela
-was seeking alternative to Good Officer process
November 4, 2015
During his term, former president Donald Ramotar rejected the idea of a channel through Guyana’s Atlantic waters as a means of settling the long-running border controversy with Venezuela and says that his predecessor Bharrat Jagdeo should not have voiced that option.
“When we were in government, we were preparing to go back to the United Nations to say that the Good Officer Process did not amount to any success, not that it wasn’t useful… just that it was tired and did not yield a conclusion,” he told Stabroek News …