The British billionaire and founder of the Virgin empire Richard Branson is planning a benefit concert in Colombia to make the world aware of what is happening in Venezuela is ongoing and funds for humanitarian aid efforts.
Branson says that the self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaidó him, has requested a benefit concert to organize. The concert, which all over the world live to be able to see, would take place in the border city of Cucuta, where the last days to help for the Venezuelan people has piled up.
The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro wants the help, however, not to be admitted, because he has a pretext for a military intervention in see. Guaidó says that the help nevertheless, on February 23, the country will enter. The concert with international and local acts for 22 February planned.
Branson wants to be, on sixty days time to $ 100 million raising and campaigning for the opening up of the border.
Virgin Atlantic founder & billionaire Richard Branson wants, on 22 febr. a big concert arranged by the Venezuelan/Colombian border #Cucuta in support of humanitarian aid on 23 febr. the border is going to be about. Artists oa @Anitta, #Nacho & Fonsi of #Despacito pic.twitter.com/WbhAnCJ5AX
— Nina Jurna (@NinaJurna) February 15, 2019
Twenty-five countries have already 100 million dollars of aid for Venezuela promised. This has the American security adviser John Bolton Thursday after a conference of the Organization of American Unity (OAU) concerning humanitarian aid for Venezuela in Washington, said. The South American country is struggling with large deficits and malnutrition.
Maduro, for his part, has Thursday during an interview with the American news agency Associated Press said that his government’s secret talks with an envoy of the American government. The Venezuelan minister of Foreign Affairs in New York several meetings have had with Elliott Abrams, the special Venezuela-envoy of the USA. The meetings might several hours have lasted.
Maduro had further to know ‘being open to new encounters in private, in public or in secret’. Further, said Maduro would like the Us president, Donald Trump to meet to speak about the conflict around the American recognition of Juan Guaidó as Venezuela’s legitimate leader.