Venezuelan Crisis deepens as President Maduro blocks US aid

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is holding strong by blocking US aid from entering the country, Maduro has claimed that US Aid is the vehicle the United States uses to in act regime changes. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for people fight for humanitarian aid to enter the country.

Venezuela is current in an economic spiral downwards which has caused many Venezuelans to either leave the country or stay and suffer from lack of public services and food shortages. Guaido has said President Maduro is disconnected from the people, while Maduro has called Guaido an agent of the US in creating a coupe.

The US President Donald Trump has supported and recognized Guaido as interim president of Venezuela though un-elected. So far all aid is being held up in neighbouring countries Colombia and Brazil, Brazilian presidential spoke person has said Brazil will deliver humanitarian aid with despite President Maduro according to bbc.com.

By Mokgethi Mtezuka