People use illegal trails to cross the Colombia-Venezuela border

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

Tensions escalating: Journalist wounded as speeding Venezuelan defectors ram crowd

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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US humanitarian aid arrives at Colombia-Venezuela border

Trucks carrying humanitarian aid shipments for Venezuela arrive at the Colombia-Venezuela border, as EU and Latin American ministers meet in Montevideo to negotiate a solution to the country’s crisis. IMAGES of trucks arriving