CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Saturday, The Incarnate Word Academy Elementary school gym was packed with dozens of people who participated in a Zumba dancing class. To be able to attend to the event, people were asked to bring baby supplies or non perishable food items that were going to be sent to children in Venezuela.

Jesus Gomez, a Venezuelan native living in Corpus Christi says "people is starving to death over there, people is dying in the hospital specially young kids, and this is a why the main effort of the Corpus Christi community or the Venezuelans living in Corpus Christi is to relieve in some degree some of this crisis that we are living in our country.

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said earlier on Saturday that he's instructed his political envoy in Washington to immediately open relations with the U.S. Military.