Soldiers held hostage, villagers killed: the untold story of Venezuelan aid violence

FILE PHOTO: An ambulance carrying indigenous people wounded during clashes in Venezuela are seen at a hospital, at the border between Venezuela and Brazil, in Pacaraima, Roraima state, Brazil, February 22, 2019. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes/File Photo

KUMARAKAPAY, Venezuela (Reuters) – At dawn on February 22, as Venezuela’s opposition was preparing to bring humanitarian aid into the country, a convoy of military vehicles drove into the indigenous village of Kumarakapay on its way to the Brazilian border. Members of the Pemon community, a tribe whose territory includes the road to Brazil, wanted […]

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