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Mon Feb 25, 2019, 04:36 PM

Who burned the trucks with US supplies for Venezuela?


by Adriaan Alsema February 24, 2019

Colombia’s President Ivan Duque on Saturday blamed Venezuela’s border authorities of burning trucks with American aid, but this is not supported by evidence or witness accounts.

The trucks caught fire while the Venezuelan National Guard were firing teargas at the caravan and hooded men threw Molotov cocktails and rocks at the armed forces of the neighboring country.

The incineration of the trucks effectively blocked the bridge connecting the two countries and ended opposition leader Juan Guaido’s attempt to enter food supplies and medicine into his native country.

The blame game about the incident began almost immediately after the violence erupted that according to Colombia’s foreign ministry left at least 285 people injured, most because of tear gas.

In a press conference, Guaido went as far as accusing his country’s security forces loyal to authoritarian President Nicolas Maduro of having committed a crime against humanity.

More:
https://colombiareports.com/who-burned-the-trucks-with-us-supplies-for-venezuela/

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Judi Lynn Feb 2019 OP
GatoGordo Feb 2019 #1

Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon Feb 25, 2019, 06:41 PM

1. Occam's Razor

 

The simplest explanation suffices.

Hooded men (colectivos)
throwing Molotov cocktails
at food trucks that would "undermine" the Maduro regime?




Of course, we could go full tilt moron and do the Chavista thing... blame CIA trained iguanas or the Sun being too close to Venezuela.

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