Venezuela detains ship with US crew

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Venezuela has been muscling into Guyana for a while, and here’s the latest installment: Venezuela Detains Ship Contracted to U.S. Oil Company The Vessel With Five Americans on Board Was Conducting a Seismic Survey for Anadarko Petroleum Guyana’s Foreign Ministry insisted that the ship was well within its own national territory when the incident took place. The survey ship was directed by the Venezuelan naval unit to shut down its seismic equipment and head west to the island of Margarita in Venezuela, where the crew was placed under arrest, the Guyanese government said. Unfortunately for the five Americans now imprisoned, it’s unlikely that the current US administration will do anything in their behalf. . . .

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