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Venezuelan security forces stood guard for a third day at a critical border crossing between Venezuela and Colombia ready to block any deliveries of US aid scheduled to arrive this week soldiers are barricading a three lane bridge from the Colombian town of kokudaka using two shipping containers and a fuel tanker sparking anger among desperate Venezuelans waiting for food and medicine way docomo's unawareness when I don't as a Venezuelan citizen I can bring a group together to remove with our own hands with the miserable Nicolas Maduro has put up on that border bridge is on us if we die attempting this we will die attempting it from what it needs to stop we are tired and we can't continue with the situation but %HESITATION all medicine these into the country because there are a lot of people dying from a lack many that are dying in operating , there are small things that don't exist , imagine the big things that are not available in the country , humanitarian aid for minutes well as soon as possible because if I did it by clinging to power international pressure is growing on Nicolas Maduro to step down after major European Union nations this week joined the US in recognizing opposition leader one way dole as Venice but as legitimate president following mudou rose reelection last year in a vote critics consider a sham situation but as well as dire , Maduro's illegitimate government stars it's people by using food as a weapon on Thursday debate over the standoff in Venice Belo moved to Capitol Hill as top officers from the U. S. Southern Command testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee well Russian Cuban China prop up the Maduro dictatorship the remainder of the world is United , south commerce supporting diplomatic efforts and we are prepared to protect US personnel in diplomatic facilities if necessary meanwhile aid shipments are also due to arrive in coming weeks from Venezuelan companies abroad Canada and Germany neighboring Colombia which is coordinating the shipments has borne the brunt of the economic crisis in Venezuela with about three thousand people entering each day were fleeing the turmoil