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See all the starving Venezuelans on Juan's timeline. Looks a little bit like a UNICEF advertisement: Feed the hungry. With USAID.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Fri Feb 8th, 2019 at 05:19:02 PM EST
AP | US military planes land near Venezuela border with aid
"Two of three scheduled Air Force C-17 cargo planes that took off from Homestead Air Reserve Base in Florida had landed in Cucuta", Columbia.

Expected humanitarian aid
USAID.gov | THE UNITED STATES PRE-POSITIONS FIRST PHASE OF HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE TO PROVIDE AID TO VENEZUELANS - CUCUTA, COLOMBIA, 8 Feb

  • food kits: 5,000 Venezuelans for 10 days
  • hygiene kits: 7,500 Venezuelans for 10 days
  • ready-to-use supplementary foods (RUSF): 6,700 children for 2 months
  • High-energy biscuits: 10,000 children for 1 month
  • Emergency medical kits: 10,000 for 3 months
  • miscellany: blankets, water containers, kitchen sets, water bladders

Red Cross, UN Slam `Politicised' USAID Humanitarian Assistance to Venezuela
The Red Cross [ICRC] currently provides medical assistance to a number of Venezuelan hospitals under pre-existing and recently expanded international agreements with Maduro's government.
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"Humanitarian action needs to be independent of political, military or other objectives," UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters in New York last Wednesday.
2019 US trade sanctions against Venezuela
Trump administration hits ["alleged currency scheme"] with new sanctions, 8 Jan
US hits Venezuela with oil sanctions to pressure Maduro, 28 Jan

archived sanctions since 2006
MIGHTY WHITE OF YOU

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Sun Feb 17th, 2019 at 12:27:49 AM EST
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