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Venezuela Crisis #1134615

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 09, 2019
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(Studio: Jose Diaz Balart) Report introduced.

(Caracas: Kerry Sanders) The claims from embattled Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro of a US-sponsored drone assassination attempt examined; scenes shown from Maduro's press conference where he spoke about oil & from a rally for interim President Juan Guaido. [Senator Tom COTTON†- cites the corruption in Venezuela's intelligence/security service.]

(Cucuta, Colombia: Gabe Gutierrez) The government's blocking of US aid shipments to Venezuela featured; scenes shown from the Colombia border; details given about the people's stories about the situation there. [US Ambassador to Colombia Kevin WHITAKER - talks about humanitarian relief.] [Dr. Otio RIVERA - calls this a serious crisis.]

Balart, Jose Diaz;
Sanders, Kerry;
Gutierrez, Gabe

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