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UN on Essequibo in Central & South American Media

March 19, 2024Sean McClellan

Here is an overview of our UN on Essequibo Narrative Intelligence brief.


This UN on Essequibo narrative is driven by 12 sources in the Central & South American Media module, amplifying 37 narrative items.


Today, our Narrative AI highlights the ongoing territorial dispute between Guyana and Venezuela over the Essequibo region. The United States has endorsed Guyana's stance on the issue but denies any plans for a military base in the region. Tensions have escalated since Venezuela held a referendum asserting its rights over the territory. The UN Secretary-General and various officials have been involved in diplomatic efforts to ease tensions and find a resolution through international institutions like the UN Security Council and the International Court of Justice.

Main Themes

  • Discussion on election rigging and political leadership
  • Lula's Holocaust Remarks
  • Trinidad's Energy Minister urges Guyana
  • High-level discussions on regional security and free movement of CARICOM nationals
  • Venezuelan Presidential Election
  • President Ali calls out Bolivia over inaccurate statements on foreign military operations in Guyana

Rolling Updates

Our Kudzu Narrative Intelligence brief auto-updates every few hours with fresh analysis:

Note: Kudzu Narrative Intelligence briefs update every few hours. Very likely, the Narrative Analysis above will have changed as well.

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