Hundreds of Venezuelans, like this man, were stuck in Colombia after the borders were closed on February 23.

Hundreds of Venezuelans, like this man, were stuck in Colombia after the borders were closed on February 23.

Opposition leaders hoped last weekend would loosen President Maduro’s grip on power. But international aid remains stuck at the border with the military preventing supplies from entering the country. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traveled to Colombia this week to announce additional sanctions and to keep the pressure on the regime.

In the meantime, the humanitarian crisis is dire and the way forward unclear.

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  • Francisco Toro Founding editor, Caracas Chronicles; chief content officer of the Group of 50; contributing columnist for The Washington Post

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