Demonstrators clash with Venezuelan National Guard forces at the Simon Bolivar international bridge linking Cucuta with Venezuelan city San Antonio del Tachira. Photo: AFP

Venezuela’s self-declared president Juan Guaido ramps up pressure on Nicolas Maduro after deadly Venezuela border clashes

  • International community condemns violence to block the entry of aid into crisis-hit country
Topic |   Venezuela

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Demonstrators clash with Venezuelan National Guard forces at the Simon Bolivar international bridge linking Cucuta with Venezuelan city San Antonio del Tachira. Photo: AFP
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Colombian police officers escort a member of Venezuela's Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) (covered) who deserted, near the Simon Bolivar international bridge in Cucuta, Colombia. Photo: AFP

Violence engulfs Venezuela border as aid push descends into bloodshed

  • Efforts to bring food and medical supplies into crisis-hit country from Colombia have failed
  • Juan Guaido, who has declared himself president, has made securing humanitarian aid a core part of his plan
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Colombian police officers escort a member of Venezuela's Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) (covered) who deserted, near the Simon Bolivar international bridge in Cucuta, Colombia. Photo: AFP
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