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Venezuela reopens border crossing with Colombia

Jun 08, 2019 - Associated Press

CÚCUTA, Colombia (AP) - Thousands crossed into Colombia on Saturday to buy food and medicine after Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro reopened a border that had been shut down for the past four months.

Long lines of Venezuelans stood at two international bridges near the city of Cúcuta waiting to have their documents checked by Colombian officials, with some carrying children on their shoulders. Venezuelan border guards dressed in green uniforms helped to control the crowd.

The ...