People use illegal trails to cross between Colombia and Venezuela, as the border bridges between the two countries remain closed. This alternative is mainly used by Venezuelans, who cross into the neighboring country to buy food and medicines and bring them back across the Tachira River. IMAGES
Many shops are closed near the Colombian border with Venezuela as traders are concerned about their business as the border has been shut since clashes broke out over the weekend.
A camerawoman working for a media outlet affiliated with RT was wounded during Saturday’s clashes at the Colombia-Venezuela border. The journalist was taken to hospital but has since been discharged.
In a separate incident, a journalist is said to have been heckled by opposition activists and was forced to abandon her live report.
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