U.S. Ambassador To U.N. Haley Announces $9M In Humanitarian Aid For Venezuelans In Colombia

ABC News: U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley visits Venezuela border, announces $9 million in humanitarian aid
“The United States on Wednesday announced nearly $9 million in aid to help those fleeing the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, days after Venezuela’s president said the United States was home to financiers of what he has called an attempt on his life. The United States’ ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, made the announcement during a visit to Colombia’s border with Venezuela, which Venezuelans have for months crossed in search of food, work, and health care…” (Gittleson, 8/8).

McClatchy: Ambassador Haley to announce $9 million in U.S. aid for Venezuelans in Colombia
“…Haley led a U.S. presidential delegation to Colombia this week for the inauguration of the new Colombian President Ivan Duque Marquez on Tuesday. She then traveled to the border to ‘get a first-hand look at how Venezuela’s humanitarian crisis is affecting the region’…” (Ordoñez, 8/8).

Reuters: U.S. to give Colombia $9 million to help Venezuelan migrants: Haley
“…Speaking in northern Cucuta, which borders Venezuela, Haley said the funds would go toward water sanitation, health needs, sterilization and medicines, and ‘things like that to really help the Venezuelan people’…” (Cobb/Ellsworth, 8/8).

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