Venezuela reopens Colombia, Brazil border crossings

People cross the Simon Bolivar international bridge from San Antonio del Tachira, Venezuela to Norte de Santander province, Colombia, on December 20, 2016Thousands of Venezuelans crossed into Colombia to buy food and medicine after their government partially reopened the border following a messy crackdown on what it called currency hoarders. The border with Brazil was also partially reopened, officials in Brasilia said. “Thank God the border is open again,” 29-year-old Christian Sanchez told AFP.

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