USNS Comfort Provides Health Care For Latin American Immigrants In Nations Neighboring Venezuela
Fox News: U.S. Navy offers what Venezuelan regime can’t: Urgent health care
“It’s a softer face of U.S. military service not often shown to the world: Sailors and medical personnel spending weeks on-end to treat those fleeing starvation, poverty, oppression, and fear — in some of the most desperate corners of the world. And so while the Venezuelan government continues to deny and downplay the horrific humanitarian and economic crisis plaguing what was once the richest country in Latin America, a floating U.S. Navy hospital, USNS Comfort, is alleviating some of the burden on nations neighboring Venezuela. … The team has so far provided humanitarian medical assistance to the partner nations of Ecuador, Peru, and Colombia — and soon Honduras…” (McKay, 12/15).
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