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Venezuela Invades Guyana to Block Exxon Mobil Oil Exploration

The Venezuelan Navy illegally entered the waters of Guyana this weekend and forced a ship contracted by Exxon Mobil to conduct oil research in the area to vacate, claiming that Guyana’s permission to explore its sovereign territory was not enough for the ship to be legally present in the water.

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, shown here making a television appearance on Tuesday, is targeting the opposition after what he calls an "assassination" attempt