The first shipment of humanitarian aid for Venezuela arrived at the Colombian border city of Cucuta on Thursday.

The convoy of lorries reached Tienditas international bridge the day after Venezuela blockaded the crossing with shipping containers and a fuel tanker.

The US pledged $20m (€17.6m) in aid to Venezuela as part of a set of policies backing opposition leader Juan Guaido, who has declared himself interim president.

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has said humanitarian aid would be the start of a US-led invasion.

 

 

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Diego Prendergast

Maduro is correct. The invasion begins with the U.S. controlled Media Event.