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Venezuela Escorting US-
Chartered Ship to Port

Associated Press, by Bert Wilkinson and Joshua Goodman

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Posted By:PageTurner, 10/12/2013 10:24:48 PM

GEORGETOWN, Guyana A ship carrying five American oil workers is expected to touch shore in the coming hours after Venezuela intercepted the U.S.-chartered vessel in disputed waters off the coast of Guyana, a move that threatens to revive a decades-old territorial dispute between South America´s biggest oil producer and one of the region´s poorest nations. The 285-foot survey research vessel, sailing under a Panamanian flag, was conducting a seismic study under contract for Anadarko Petroleum Corp. on Thursday when it was detained by an armed Venezuelan navy vessel and ordered to sail under escort to Margarita Island, which is part of

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Taken by force from Guyanese waters. Dragooned over to another country, Venezuela, against their will. This is piracy. Watch Obama ignore it.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mamafrog, 10/13/2013 12:26:00 AM     (No. 9562879)

This is not going to end well.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 10/13/2013 4:02:38 AM     (No. 9562936)

Taking lessons from the NORKS.

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