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Venezuela question. On Dec. 17, 1895. President Cleveland sent to Congress a special message
ritory adjoining British Guiana, but held by Venezuela.
This territory contains about 500 square m ntire Atlantic coast as far as the Orinoco.
Venezuela protested and forcibly removed this line.
F plomatic relations between Great Britain and Venezuela were broken off because of the dispute.
I s for leave to appoint a commission to visit Venezuela and sift the claims of both parties.
This C n.
Upon their report both Great Britain and Venezuela agreed to submit the dispute to arbitration, y of British Guiana and the United States of Venezuela is as follows:
Starting on the coast at P razil, or between the republic of Brazil and Venezuela.
In fixing the above delimitation, the arbi mposts, on condition that the dues levied by Venezuela and British Guiana, on ships traversing the roceeds also upon the condition that neither Venezuela nor British Guiana shall impose any customs [1 more...] [4 more...]