Colombia—Government Nixed Plot To Use Force To Get Aid Into Venezuela

Bloomberg | 03/07/2019

Some 200 soldiers who defected from the Maduro government attempted to escort humanitarian aid to Venezuela late last month before being stopped by the Colombian government, reports Bloomberg News. The ex-soldiers, led by retired Venezuelan Gen. Cliver Alcala, planned to drive back the Venezuelan national guardsmen positioned near the Colombian border, clearing the way for the convoy to deliver the much-needed aid, according to unnamed U.S. and Latin American sources. The Colombian...

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