Some Groups Seek Permission To Strip U.S. Branding From Foreign Aid Meant For Venezuela; Number Of Migrants Leaving Country Could Reach 8M By End Of 2020, OAS Report Says
POLITICO: How Trump’s ‘weaponized’ use of foreign aid is backfiring
“…President Donald Trump has so closely linked U.S. humanitarian assistance to his attempt to oust Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro — even placing goods along the country’s border as an incentive for Venezuelans to revolt — that some groups are citing security concerns and asking U.S. officials if they can strip legally required U.S. branding from aid sent to Venezuela, three aid officials told POLITICO…” (Toosi, 6/30).
Reuters: Number of Venezuelan migrants could double to 8 million — OAS
“Some 5,000 Venezuelans leave their country each day, the Organization of American States (OAS) said in a report on Friday, and the number of migrants from the oil-producing country could double to 8 million by the end of 2020…” (Acosta et al., 6/28).
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