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Guyana Transnational Issues 2001

Disputes - international: all of the area west of the Essequibo (river) claimed by Venezuela; Suriname claims area between New (Upper Courantyne) and Courantyne/Kutari [Koetari] rivers (all headwaters of the Courantyne)
Illicit drugs: transshipment point for narcotics from South America - primarily Venezuela - to Europe and the US; producer of cannabis

NOTE: The transnational issues information regarding Guyana on this page is re-published from the 2001 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guyana Transnational Issues 2001 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Guyana Transnational Issues 2001 should be addressed to the CIA.