US navy hospital ship stokes tensions by giving Venezuelan refugees free care

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USNS Comfort, moored off Colombia, will help patients as pressure builds on relationship between Washington and Caracas

A US navy hospital ship moored off Colombia has started giving free medical care to Venezuelan refugees, in a move likely to rile officials in Caracas who deny the existence of a humanitarian crisis in their own country – and have long been suspicious of the close relationship between Colombia and the US.

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