Aid standoff at Colombian-Venezuelan border
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Aid standoff at Colombian-Venezuelan border

Aid standoff at Colombian-Venezuelan border

Food and medicine aid for Venezuela is unloaded Feb. 16 from a U.S. Air Force C-17 aircraft at Camilo Daza International Airport in Cucuta, Colombia, near the border with Venezuela.

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Aid standoff at Colombian-Venezuelan border

The word “Peace” is written on one of the containers placed by loyalists of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to prevent access to the country through the Tienditas International Bridge, as a Colombian police officer stands guard on the Colombian side of the border in Cucuta.

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Aid standoff at Colombian-Venezuelan border

Trucks loaded with humanitarian aid arrive at the Tienditas Bridge in Cucuta, Colombia, across the border from Tachira, Venezuela.

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Aid standoff at Colombian-Venezuelan border

People cross the Simon Bolivar International bridge from Cucuta in Colombia to San Antonio de Tachira in Venezuela.

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Aid standoff at Colombian-Venezuelan border

People shout “freedom” during a visit by U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) at the Simon Bolivar bridge in Cucuta, Colombia, near the border with Venezuela.

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Aid standoff at Colombian-Venezuelan border

Sen. Marco Rubio greets a boy as he walks at the Simon Bolivar International Bridge in Cucuta, Colombia.

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Aid standoff at Colombian-Venezuelan border

A volunteer fills cups with a grape-flavored drink to be served to Venezuelan migrants at the “Divina Providencia” migrant shelter in La Parada, near Cucuta, Colombia. The director of the shelter says they serve about 4,500 lunches daily, every day except Sunday.

 (Fernando Vergara / Associated Press)
Aid standoff at Colombian-Venezuelan border

Venezuelan migrants lunch at the “Divina Providencia” migrant shelter in La Parada, near Cucuta, Colombia.

 (Fernando Vergara / Associated Press)
Aid standoff at Colombian-Venezuelan border

Venezuelans take part in a protest Feb. 15 against the government of President Nicolas Maduro at the Simon Bolivar International bridge in Cucuta, Colombia, on the border with Venezuela.

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