US Pompeo visits Simon Bolivar border bridge with Colombia’s Duque

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits the Simon Bolivar border bridge between Colombia and Venezuela with Colombian President Ivan Duque, as part as a visit to the border to inspect aid programs supporting Venezuelan refugees. IMAGES

Clashes break out after aid trucks attempt to cross border with Venezuela

Violence broke out in the border city of San Antonia de Tachira on Friday, after trucks and protesters attempted to break through the barricaded Simon Bolivar bridge to bring humanitarian aid into the country.

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Today in History for December 17th

(17 Dec 2018) Wright brothers conduct the first successful manned, powered flight of the airplane. U.S. test-fires the Atlas intercontinental ballistic missile; Simon Bolivar dies in Colombia; television’s Tiny Tim marries his fiancee, Miss Vicky. (Dec. 17th)

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Here are 5 facts about the Tu-160

Russian Aerospace Forces & Venezuelan Air Forces continued joint training sessions & flight operations at the Maiquetia ‘Simon Bolivar’ International Airport. As part of the military training, Tu-160 jets headed to Cuba, 2,400 kilometers north from Venezuela and then back. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/9kdw

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Controversial Venezuela assembly begins first session

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro installs a powerful new assembly packed with his allies Friday, surrounded by images of former president Hugo Chavez and independence hero Simon Bolivar, dismissing an international outcry and opposition protests saying he is burying democracy in his crisis-hit country. IMAGES