I have heard of nothing going on there between the two.
This has been going on for a long time and will explode. Hugo does not dare to go west so he must go east. He needs a distraction from all the economic problems his social model has caused.
“...The tension involves the region around the Cuyuni River, a porous area claimed by Guyana and Venezuela that is rife with illegal mining. Guyanas military says 36 Venezuelan soldiers entered the area last month, using helicopters and C-4 explosives to blow up the dredges...”