NECOCLI, Colombia After traveling for more than a year by ship, bus and car from Africa in hope of reaching the United States, Simon Gyamfi found himself stuck in a remote tourist resort on the coast of Colombia with thousands of other migrants.
BOGOTA Gerson Monje holds up his cellphone to proudly show off his online sex shop. A red banner reading "sold out!" is plastered across half of the products.
BOGOTA Daniels Herrera kept quiet on his long walk home from work following violent protests in the Colombian capital Bogota last week, fearful his Venezuelan accent would give him away.
PONDORES, Colombia Ricardo Bolanos lays out a camouflage vest, a small battery radio and old rubber boots on his bed, cherished relics from his 45 years as a FARC guerrilla fighter.
MAICAO, Colombia, Sheltered from the harsh midday sun by the tent she now calls home, Maria Moreno bursts into tears recalling how she and her six children fled their native Venezuela a month ago for the border city of Maicao in northern Colombia. | Video
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