Venezuela Transnational Issues 1998
SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Disputes - international claims all of Guyana west of the Essequibo River; maritime boundary dispute with Colombia in the Gulf of Venezuela
illicit producer of cannabis, opium, and coca leaf for the international
drug trade on a small scale; however, large quantities of cocaine and heroin
transit the country from Colombia; important money-laundering hub; active
eradication program primarily targeting opium
NOTE: The information regarding Venezuela on this page is re-published from the 1998 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Venezuela Transnational Issues 1998 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Venezuela Transnational Issues 1998 should be addressed to the CIA.