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2019 Venezuelan presidential crisis

The Venezuelan National Guard blocks off a bridge on the Colombia–Venezuela border with a tanker truck. The Venezuelan opposition had been planning to use the bridge to bring humanitarian aid into the country, while President Nicolás Maduro has rejected foreign aid, saying "we're not a nation of beggars".

Military forces have blocked a crossing on the Colombian border, the opposition says.

  1. BBC (Image)
  2. Daily Star

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