Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido announced that a primary cargo of humanitarian support had entered Venezuela by its border with Brazil. Michele Bachelet condemned violence at factors on the Venezuelan border where opposition figures have been trying to bring in assist shipments.
Guaido is currently in Paraguay as a part of a whistle-cease tour supposed to drum up support within the region and put stress on Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro to step down. Argentina is among the many dozens of countries that support Guaido as interim president of Venezuela.
Maduro said the government would close the border with Brazil on Thursday night time after the Brazilian authorities pledged to also ship help in. A convoy of vehicles carrying humanitarian aid for Venezuela left warehouses in Colombia headed for the close by border crossing, regardless of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s insistence they’d not be allowed to cross.
UNHCR stated 2.7 million Venezuelans have left their crisis-ridden country since 2015, and Colombia is the country most-affected by the outflow, with more than 1.1 million. The former Chilean president focused her criticism on extreme use of pressure used by Venezuelan security forces, as nicely the involvement of pro-authorities teams.
Carlos Vecchio, the Venezuelan opposition’s envoy to the United States, met US President Donald Trump just lately and asked him to extend pressure on socialist President Nicolas Maduro, Vecchio’s office said in an announcement on Tuesday. In an interview with Globo Information cable channel, Mourao said Brazil will do all it may possibly to avoid a conflict with neighbouring Venezuela.