Under the pretext of “humanitarian aid” the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has provided the Venezuelan opposition since 2017 with about $ 467 million, an action that adds the unilateral and economic coercive measures The US government has imposed to break the democratic order of Venezuela.
USAID noted on its website, 128 million dollars were delivered to the self-proclaimed Juan Guiadó to develop plans that would “recover Venezuelan economy.” Subsequently, and under the pretext of restoring democratic governance, the US government made a disbursement of 52 million dollars.
On other hand, Mark Green, said in order to overthrow the government of President Nicolás Maduro, his country gave to Venezuelan opposition about 654 million dollars, of which a fraction of that money was transferred in September 2019 to Julio Borges; Carlos Vecchio and Lilian Tintori.
According to the information provided by the United States Agency for International Development, monetary funds were not granted directly to Guaidó, allegedly, have been allocated to private organizations through contracts, donations or cooperation agreements
The millionaire amounts granted generated great controversies within the Venezuelan opposition, as happened last September, when Humberto Calderón Berti, appointed by Guaidó as Venezuelan ambassador to Colombia, accused the environment of self-proclaimed handling irregularities of funds for humanitarian aid.
“The Colombian authorities gave me the alert and showed me documents that talked about prostitutes, liquor, mismanagement of resources, double billing, dummy billing,” Calderón Berti said .