Venezuela's political unrest hurts Colombia

As crisis paralyses oil-producing nation, it is making life difficult for many Colombians across the border.

    The anti-government protests in oil-producing Venezuela are taking their toll on neighbouring Colombia. Thousands of Colombians make a living working across the border and many others survive by smuggling goods. Now authorities on both sides are trying to slow down the illegal trade.

    Al Jazeera's Alessandro Rampietti reports from Cucuta.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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