St Vincent to host peace talks between Guyana & Venezuela

The presidents of Guyana and Venezuela are set to hold talks in an effort to settle tension between both countries over disputed territory.

The talks were brokered by St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves, who is head of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), and Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.

Both leaders held phone calls with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro where a face-to-face meeting was proposed.

Gonsalves said the meeting will take place on December 14th in St Vincent and the Grenadines.

Lula and Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, who is the chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), have also been invited to attend the meeting.

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