Venezuela rejects Guyana territory row in referendum

By Deisy Buitrago
Updated December 4 2023 - 2:30pm, first published 2:26pm
"The Venezuelan people have spoken loudly and clearly," Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro says. (AP PHOTO)
"The Venezuelan people have spoken loudly and clearly," Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro says. (AP PHOTO)

Voters in Venezuela have rejected the International Court of Justice's jurisdiction over the country's territorial dispute with Guyana and backed the creation of a new state in the potential oil-rich Esequibo region in a referendum.

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