First shipment of Red Cross humanitarian aid arrives in Venezuela

Trucks marked with the logo of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and believed to be carrying humanitarian aid, drive on a highway in Caracas, Venezuela, April 16, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

CARACAS (Reuters) – The first shipment of humanitarian aid from the Red Cross intended to alleviate a dire economic crisis in Venezuela arrived in the once-prosperous, oil-rich country on Tuesday, a representative of the organisation and a lawmaker said. The delivery came after an about-face by President Nicolas Maduro, who last week said his socialist […]

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