Humanitarian aid from P.Rico to Venezuela arrived early this morning in Colombia

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Humanitarian aid from P.Rico to Venezuela arrived early this morning in Colombia Venezuelan citizens lined up to receive a ration of food in the dining Divina Providencia, in Cúcuta (Colombia). EFE / Archive

 The State Department of Puerto Rico reported today that the “humanitarian aid” of the island has arrived in Colombia.

The undersecretary of the Department of State, María Marcano, reported that the cargo with humanitarian aid that left from Puerto Rico for the people of Venezuela, “arrived this morning at the city of Bogotá (Colombia), coming from the Miami airport.”

“The cargo arrived at the El Dorado airport in Bogotá at 2:50 today, Thursday, February 14. Immediately the cargo was transported by road to the collection center of Ayuda Humanitaria Internacional in Cúcuta, border city of Colombia with Venezuela.” , concludes the brief statement from the department.

On February 7, the Secretary of State of Puerto Rico, Luis Rivera, affirmed that the shipment that had left the previous Wednesday of San Juan with articles of first necessity to Venezuela “arrived”.

In an interview from San Juan for CNN en Español, Rivera added that Puerto Rico “with the planning we have had and the help of the coordinators” appointed by Juan Guaidó, who proclaimed himself interim president of Venezuela, “we have I was able to identify some windows and this shipment arrived “that have allowed the help to arrive.

“It is reaching whoever has to reach it,” he added, without specifying exactly where.

The Government of Puerto Rico has sent a shipment of humanitarian aid that includes articles for an oncological and pediatric hospital in the South American country.

After these statements, on 12 February the governor of Puerto Rico said that the absence of the public life of the Secretary of State, Luis Rivera, was due to a few days of vacation he requested from last year and reiterated that it has not been destitute. (EFEUSA) .-

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