Essequibo


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Es·se·qui·bo

 (ĕs′ĭ-kwē′bō)
A river rising on the Brazilian border of southern Guyana and flowing about 965 km (600 mi) generally northward to the Atlantic Ocean.

Essequibo

(ˌɛsɪˈkwiːbəʊ)
n
(Placename) a river in Guyana, rising near the Brazilian border and flowing north to the Atlantic: drains over half of Guyana. Length: 1014 km (630 miles)

Es•se•qui•bo

(ˌɛs ɪˈkwi boʊ)

n.
a river flowing from S Guyana N to the Atlantic. ab. 550 mi. (885 km) long.
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For sixty-three years following that decision, official Venezuelan maps showed the Essequibo region as belonging to Guyana, says the Venezuelan author Francisco Toro, writing in the 12 June 2015 edition of the Caracas Chronicles.
Since 1811, Venezuela has asserted its sovereignty over the Essequibo territory, first with the United Kingdom and later with Guyana (officially the Cooperative Republic of Guyana), after the former British Guyana gained independence in 1966.
Caracas issued a decree May 27 laying claim to waters off the Essequibo, a disputed territory that borders Venezuela and encompasses more than half of Guyana.
The best known was the Plantation Devonshire Castle Revolt on the Essequibo Coast in 1872.
The block is located in the resource-rich Essequibo region that covers the western two-thirds of Guyana.
The block is situated in the resource-rich Essequibo region that covers the western two-thirds of Guyana.
On April 10th, 2014 beneficiaries of US programs will join CADVA in a UNITED effort along with special invited guests at the Guyana Pegasus Hotel in the Essequibo Room to Honor Ambassador Hardt.
The ship, used by Texas-based Anadarko Petroleum Corp on approval by Guyana, was in disputed Atlantic waters West of Essequibo River.
Steve Townson landed the wild arapaima, the world's largest scaled freshwater fish, from Middle River Essequibo in Guyana.
In August, authorities discovered evidence of marijuana cultivation and processing, as well as boats for shipment on a two acre island in the Essequibo River.
An access road, linking the Project with a port facility at Buckhall on the Essequibo River is already in place.
Majeed was only 10 years old on that trip from Anna Regina to visit an uncle who lived on an island in the Essequibo River.