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The humanitarian aid for Venezuela arrives in Cucuta

Cucuta (Colombia) / At least nine trucks carrying humanitarian aid sent by the United States to Venezuela arrived in the Colombian city of Cucuta, where the authorities of the three countries are completing the mechanisms to deliver it.

The trucks came to the international bridge of Tienditas, one of the three border crossings of Cucuta with Venezuela and that is also one of the collection centres to receive the aid announced by the head of the Parliament, Juan Guaido, who proclaimed himself interim president of that country.

The other two collection points are in Brazil and in Puerto Rico, whose secretary of state, Luis Rivera, confirmed that a first shipment is already in Venezuela.

The aid sent by Puerto Rico includes articles for an oncological and pediatric hospital in the oil country.

Guarded by Colombian police, the vehicles were received on the bridge by more than a hundred people, and among them were some Venezuelans who asked for “humanitarian aid now.”

A Tienditas, explained the National Unit for Risk Management (UNGRD), an entity from the Colombian Government, will arrive in the coming days more aid to be taken to Venezuela, although the Government of Nicolas Maduro blocked the bridge with a cistern orange and two blue containers. (February 8, 2019, EFE/Practica Español)

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Question 1
El texto habla de...  
A
una ayuda que pidió Maduro.
B
unos camiones con ayuda humanitaria.
C
la ayuda humanitaria enviada por Venezuela.
Question 2
Según el texto, la ayuda enviada por Estados Unidos...  
A
está en un paso fronterizo con Venezuela.
B
llegará a Colombia muy pronto.
C
llegó a la capital de Venezuela.
Question 3
Sobre Cúcuta se dice que...  
A
allí se está almacenando los recursos que se darán a Venezuela.
B
es la única ciudad donde se está haciendo acopio de materiales.
C
todavía no han llegado allí los camiones con ayuda humanitaria.
Question 4
Todavía no ha llegado ningún cargamento a Venezuela.    
A
Es verdad.
B
No se sabe.
C
No es verdad.
Question 5
Puerto Rico envió material médico para Venezuela.    
A
Falso.
B
¡Imposible saberlo!
C
Verdadero.
Question 6
Según el texto, el Gobierno de Maduro...  
A
bloqueó un puente fronterizo con Colombia.
B
aprobó la realización de unas obras en un puente fronterizo.
C
no está impidiendo el paso por un puente fronterizo.
Question 7
Según el vídeo, esas cajas contienen...  
A
alimentos y medicamentos.
B
solo medicinas.
C
solo alimentos.
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Question 1
Si haces 'acopio'...  
A
donas aquello que no te sirve.
B
almacenas cosas que puedes necesitar.
C
tiras todo aquello que no necesitas.
Question 2
En un hospital pediátrico se atienden a...  
A
ancianos.
B
niños y adultos.
C
niños.
Question 3
En el texto, 'país petrolero' hace referencia a...  
A
Venezuela.
B
Colombia.
C
EE.UU.
Question 4
Si 'bloqueas' un camino...  
A
quitas un obstáculo.
B
impides el paso.
C
facilitas el paso.
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