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Venezuela Opens Borders; Thousands Cross Into Colombia to Get Food

Some 25,000 Venezuelans, according to official estimates, crossed the border into Colombia on Sunday to buy food and medicines in the city of Cucuta after the Venezuelan government said it would open border crossings for 12 hours. People began crossing the Simon Bolivar international bridge, which links the Venezuelan city of San Antonio del Tachira to Cucuta, the capital of Colombia’s Norte de Santander province, at 5:00 a.m. to purchase products that are scarce in Venezuela. “We’re from here in San Antonio (and), honestly, we don’t have any food to give our children, so I don’t think it’s fair that…

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