Venezuela: Thousands cross into Colombia for better prospects

Thousands have crossed a key bridge into neighbouring Colombia to escape the country's deepening crises in search of better lives and opportunities.

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    At least 48 people in Venezuela have been killed in clashes between anti-government protesters and police in the past two months.

     

    Major political, economic and food shortage crises have spurred growing unrest and opposition to President Nicolas Maduro.

     

    Thousands have crossed a key bridge into neighbouring Colombia to escape the crisis in search of better lives and opportunities.

     

    Al Jazeera's John Holman reports from the bordering Colombian town of Cucuta.


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