U.S. Pledges Additional $18.5M In Humanitarian Assistance For Venezuelans, Calls For Regime Change
Devex: U.S. announces additional $18.5M for Venezuela response while calling for regime change
“The Trump administration on Tuesday announced an additional $18.5 million in humanitarian assistance to Colombia for response to the Venezuelan crisis, shortly after it called for the first time for regime change in Caracas. … The $18.5 million in bilateral aid to Colombia is on top of the more than $21 million the U.S. has already pledged to governments and organizations in the region dealing with the fallout of Venezuela’s political and economic crisis. The new pledge, if approved by Congress, will fund mobile health units to help underserved populations, a school feeding program, and a registry system to help the Colombian government better track needs and access to services…” (Welsh, 5/8).