Brazil to Open Aid Storage Center for Venezuela, Says Guaido Envoy


Brazil has agreed to store tons of humanitarian aid at a center near the border with Venezuela, envoys sent by opposition leader Juan Guaido said Monday after meetings with Brazilian officials.

The center, to be set up in the state of Roraima state, would be the second on the Venezuelan border after one in Cucuta, Colombia, said Lester Toledo, the head of Guaido's aid distribution team.

Guaido, who proclaimed himself Venezuela's interim president last month, is in a test of wills with the Venezuelan military and government of President Nicolas Maduro, which has blocked the aid from entering the country.

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