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The Latest: Pompeo urges Venezuelan troops to let aid in

Feb. 23, 2019 11:10 PM EST

CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 11:05 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is calling on Venezuelan security forces to "do the right thing" by allowing humanitarian assistance into the country. In a statement Saturday night, Pompeo also said...

Venezuelan aid convoys meet fierce resistance; 2 killed

Feb. 23, 2019 10:23 PM EST

CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — A U.S.-backed campaign to force President Nicolas Maduro from power met strong resistance Saturday from Venezuelan security forces who fired tear gas on protesters trying to deliver humanitarian aid from Colombia and Brazil, leaving two people dead and some 300 injured. Throughout...

Venezuela's Guaido says he will ask international community to keep 'all options' open in fight to free his country

Feb. 23, 2019 9:52 PM EST
CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuela's Guaido says he will ask international community to keep 'all options' open in fight to free his country.

Opposition leader Guaido says he will meet VP Pence in Colombia's capital as crisis in Venezuela deepens

Feb. 23, 2019 8:03 PM EST
CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — Opposition leader Guaido says he will meet VP Pence in Colombia's capital as crisis in Venezuela deepens .

Venezuelans rescue emergency aid boxes from burning trucks stalled on bridge to Colombia

Feb. 23, 2019 2:24 PM EST
CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuelans rescue emergency aid boxes from burning trucks stalled on bridge to Colombia.

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro breaks diplomatic relations with neighboring Colombia

Feb. 23, 2019 2:08 PM EST
CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro breaks diplomatic relations with neighboring Colombia.

Protester killed in clash with Venezuelan armed forces near border with Brazil, relative tells the AP

Feb. 23, 2019 1:55 PM EST
CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — Protester killed in clash with Venezuelan armed forces near border with Brazil, relative tells the AP.

Venezuelan army major rejects President Nicolas Maduro, supports entry of aid

Feb. 23, 2019 12:53 PM EST
CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuelan army major rejects President Nicolas Maduro, supports entry of aid.

Opposition leader Juan Guaido says first aid shipment has entered Venezuela from Brazil.

Feb. 23, 2019 11:19 AM EST
CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — Opposition leader Juan Guaido says first aid shipment has entered Venezuela from Brazil.

Opposition leader Juan Guaido sends off trucks carrying aid from a Cucuta, Colombia warehouse to Venezuela border.

Feb. 23, 2019 10:50 AM EST
Cucuta, COLOMBIA (AP) — Opposition leader Juan Guaido sends off trucks carrying aid from a Cucuta, Colombia warehouse to Venezuela border.