The United States have increased their pressure on the Regime in Venezuela under socialist President Nicolás Maduro. They imposed sanctions against five high-ranking state officials, such as the U.S. Treasury Department announced on Friday evening. Are affected, the head of the state oil Company PDSVA, major General Manuel Quevedo, as well as four high intelligence and police officials. So the Affected accounts are blocked in the USA and you are not allowed to enter the country.
Meanwhile, the USA sent more aid to the Colombian border town of Cúcuta. A plane with aid supplies will start on Saturday from Miami, informed the U.S. state Department, the Venezuelan newspaper "El Nacional" reported.
Maduro denied the import of humanitarian aid. He sees this as a pretext for a U.S. military intervention. In Cúcuta, more than 100 tons of humanitarian aid with food and medicines store. The Venezuelan military blocked the Tienditas-border bridge connecting Venezuela with Colombia. The relief supplies had arrived at the request of the Opposition, Therefore, up to 300,000 starving Venezuelans are in danger of death.
opposition leader Juan Guaidó had the Maduro a period of up to 23. February is set to let the aid shipments into the country. The self-appointed interim President called on the military again, to stand on the side of the Constitution, and to arrange for the importation of relief goods. Together with the Catholic Church and tens of thousands of volunteers, the Opposition is going to organize the distribution of relief goods when they arrive in Venezuela. Guaidó called on his supporters for today's Saturday once again to the country-wide mass demonstrations.daily mirror tomorrow location Free
to order, According to the US national security adviser John Bolton is the Venezuelan military leadership is in talks with the opponents of President Maduro. The key military figures are not in constant talks with the Opposition, to the public, but you have to negotiate, as the opposition quoted close to the newspaper "El Nacional" from an Interview by Bolton at Fox News.More about
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The military is the most important factor in Maduro's power. However, especially in the lower ranks, his back is crumbling. Guaidó had on 23. January 2019 to the transitional head of state. Meanwhile, more than 40 countries have recognized as the legitimate interim head of state, including Canada, many Latin American countries, as well as a number of EU States such as Germany, France and Spain. (epd)