CUCUTA, Colombia, Feb 23 Venezuela's opposition
and activists prepared on Saturday to confront troops stationed
along the country's borders to block their plan to bring in food
and medicine that authorities are calling a veiled U.S.-backed
CUCUTA, Colombia Tensions along the Colombia-Venezuela border over the entry of aid meant to alleviate widespread food and medicine shortages in the socialist country will be accompanied by music on Friday, as rival concerts kick off on both sides of the boundary.
CUCUTA, Colombia U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, visiting the Colombia-Venezuela border on Sunday, warned Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of severe consequences if he takes action against the country's opposition leader and self-declared president or U.S. citizens. | Video
BOGOTA, Feb 17 A U.S. delegation including
Senator Marco Rubio visited the Colombian border city of Cucuta
on Sunday, where humanitarian aid is being stockpiled for
planned delivery to economically crippled Venezuela next week.
CUCUTA, Colombia A U.S. military transport plane carrying humanitarian aid meant for Venezuelans landed on Saturday in the Colombian border city of Cucuta, where food and medicine is being stored amid uncertainty over how and where aid will be distributed. | Video
CUCUTA, Colombia, Feb 16 U.S. military transport
planes carrying humanitarian aid meant for Venezuelans were set
to land in the Colombian border city of Cucuta on Saturday,
where food and medicine is being stored amidst uncertainty over
how and where aid will be distributed.
BOGOTA White flags and balloons filled streets nationwide as thousands of Colombians marched on Sunday to express outrage at violence after a car bomb blamed by the government on ELN rebels killed 20 police cadets and injured dozens.
BOGOTA Colombian authorities evacuated a camp that housed Venezuelan immigrants in the capital of Bogota on Tuesday, dismantling a temporary shelter even as the flow of refugees from the crisis-stricken neighboring nation is expected to continue unabated.
BARRANQUILLA, Colombia Colombian must invest more in education if there is to be peace, pop star Shakira said on Friday, during a visit to her home country to close her El Dorado tour and break ground at two schools to be built by her charitable foundation.
IPIALES, Colombia More than 200 Venezuelans crossed the border illegally into Ecuador on Tuesday, fleeing a deepening economic and political crisis at home in a desperate race to get to Peru before new entry restrictions kick in on Saturday.