Sunday, August 14, 2016

Venezuelans Flock To Colombia To Buy Supplies

The political tension, shortages and enforced electricity blackouts have raised fears of unrest in the country, already ranked by the UN as one of the most violent in the world.

Thousands of Venezuelans have been crossing into Colombia to buy food and medicine after the opening of five pedestrian border crossings. Venezuela and Colombia opened several "provisional" border crossing points on Saturday for pedestrians for the first time in nearly a year as part of a progressive reopening agreed on this week. As of 6am local…

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