February 10, 2019  |  Updated April 17, 2019

Russian TV Tries to Whitewash Venezuelan Refugee Crisis

By William Echols
Demonstrators clash with police during a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas, Venezuela January 23, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero/File Photo

On Thursday, February 7, flatbed trucks carrying U.S. food and medicine arrived Cucuta, Colombia, on the border with Venezuela.

The Voice of America reported that the 630,000-strong city is the busiest border crossing point between the countries, with 50,000 people entering Colombia through Cucuta each day.


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