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Montevideo, November 19th 2018 - 11:30 UTC

Tag: Cúcuta

  • Friday, February 9th 2018 - 10:12 UTC

    Colombia and Brazil tighten controls along Venezuelan border: thousands pouring in

    Speaking in Cucuta Santos warned that his government would strictly prosecute any unlawful behavior by Venezuelans, amid concerns over rising crime.

    Colombia and Brazil tightened border controls with Venezuela on Thursday as both nations grapple with a mounting influx of hundreds of thousands of desperate migrants fleeing a worsening economic crisis In a visit to the border region, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said he would impose stricter migratory controls, suspend new daily entry cards for Venezuelans and deploy 3,000 new security personnel along the frontier, including 2,120 more soldiers.

  • Wednesday, December 27th 2017 - 11:13 UTC

    Cúcuta, the solution to many Venezuelans

    More than 550,000 Venezuelans have arrived in the last year to live in Colombia by Cúcuta

    When it comes to getting medical treatments, temporary work, migration for a short time, buying food or making more money, Cúcuta has been the better option, if not the perfect one, it is the most practical, for many Venezuelans.

  • Thursday, May 6th 2010 - 19:45 UTC

    Colombian Candidate Warns: No Peace Talks Unless Constitution is Respected

    Antanas Mockus promises a “no-nonsense” policy towards guerrillas

    Colombia’s leading presidential candidate Antanas Mockus promised that if elected president he will continue the military fight against the FARC rebels, unless the group abandons violence and kidnapping and accepts constitutional rule.