U.S. Delegation Including Ivanka Trump Visits Venezuelan Migrant Camp In Colombia; USAID Announces $120M In Additional Humanitarian Aid

Associated Press: Ivanka Trump embraces Venezuela migrants as U.S. boosts aid
“Ivanka Trump met with Venezuelan migrants and opposition leaders on Wednesday as the U.S. government announced a new aid package of $120 million for people leaving the crisis-wracked South American nation. U.S. President Donald Trump’s daughter and special adviser is on a five-day tour of South America aimed at promoting a White House initiative for the economic empowerment of women…” (Leon/Rueda, 9/4).
The Hill: Ivanka Trump visits Venezuelan migrant camp in Colombia
“…The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green and Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan announced more than $120 million in U.S. humanitarian assistance, according to a statement from State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus. The funding will support emergency food and health aid for Venezuelans in Colombia, Ecuador, Brazil, and other places in the region…” (Frazin, 9/4).
Additional coverage of the U.S. delegation’s visit to Colombia is available from Bloomberg, Reuters, and The State.

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