Another six-tons of humanitarian aid is flown from the U.S. to Colombia, with the hopes of getting it into Venezuela.Reports Friday said the supplies left Florida, and headed to the border along Colombia and Venezuela.The aid contained medical and cleaning supplies for hospitals, as well as tons of non-perishable food and medicine.
As Venezuelan authorities harden roadblocks along the border between Venezuela and Colombia, several citizens are still determined to find a way to get humanitarian aid.
The U.S. has announced new sanctions against Venezuela as critical humanitarian aid is blocked from getting into the country.
Vice President Mike Pence is set for a high profile visit to Colombia after a weekend of violence in Venezuela.Pence is expected to meet with the Lima Group in Bogota, Colombia on Monday.
The Venezuelan National Guard clashes with citizens in a town along the Colombian border.According to reports on Saturday, tensions were flaring as residents of the border town defied government orders and began removing barricades from a border bridge.
Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro is proposing drastic measures in an attempt to block aid from entering the country.
The Trump administration is continuing steps to support Venezuelan self proclaimed interim President Juan Guaido.