Archiv: Tienditas Bridge

09.03.2019 - 11:58 [ Bloomberg ]

Heavily Armed Soldiers Aborted a Plan to Enter Venezuela by Force

(6.3.2019) Led by retired General Cliver Alcala, who has been living in Colombia, they were going to drive back the Venezuelan national guardsmen blocking the aid on the other side. The plan was stopped by the Colombian government, which learned of it late and feared violent clashes at a highly public event it promised would be peaceful.

23.02.2019 - 11:55 [ Cordelia Lynch, US Correspondent @SkyNews. Columnist @MetroUK. Formerly @Channel4News and @itvnews. / Twitter ]

First light in #Cucuta in #Colombia and volunteers are preparing to try and help get aid across #Tienditas bridge. The border between Colombia and Venezuela is closed but they’re confident Maduro’s military will let them through.

23.02.2019 - 11:46 [ ]

How a bridge between Colombia and Venezuela became part of a propaganda fight: Tienditas Bridge was finished in 2016 but was never opened

(15.2.2019) So, what happened?

On Feb. 6, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sent a tweet that drew a lot of attention.