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Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro is ordering the border with Brazil closed

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro is ordering the border with Brazil closed as opposition leaders plan to bring in foreign humanitarian aid from neighboring nations.


U.S. military aircraft to deliver more aid to Venezuela border

The Trump administration is sending another large shipment of humanitarian aid to the Venezuelan border in Colombia, for the first time using U.S. military aircraft as it increases pressure on …


Trump pans Venezuelan leader’s refusal of humanitarian aid during meeting with Colombian president

President Donald Trump on Wednesday called Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s refusal to accept humanitarian aid a “terrible mistake” and the decision an example of what can happen when the wrong …


U.S. emergency aid for Venezuela arrives at Colombian border

Trucks carrying U.S. humanitarian aid destined for Venezuela arrived Thursday at the Colombian border, where opposition leaders vowed to bring them into their troubled nation despite objections from embattled President …


Politics prevail in rush to supply Venezuela much-needed aid

For Anahis Alvarado, whose battle with kidney failure has become more desperate as Venezuela sinks deeper into crisis, emergency medical and food supplies can’t come soon enough. But many aid …


UPDATED: Fri., April 13, 2018, 9:40 a.m.

Congo boycotts pledging conference, says crisis exaggerated

Congo on Friday took the extraordinary step of boycotting an international conference that reaped hundreds of millions of dollars to help its people, saying the Central African country’s humanitarian crisis …


Spokane nonprofit brings relief to Nepal, where struggles continue after 2015 earthquake

A Spokane woman’s chance encounter with a Nepalese man more than 30 years ago not only helped her found a thriving business here, it also helped bring needed relief to …