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Guyana Transnational Issues 2002

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); territorial sea boundary with Suriname is in dispute
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 2002 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guyana Transnational Issues 2002 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Guyana Transnational Issues 2002 should be addressed to the CIA.