Venezuela reopens border where migrants used trails to reach Brazil

Venezuelan migrants walk along a trail into Brazil, in the border city of Pacaraima, Brazil, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

PACARAIMA, Brazil (Reuters) – Venezuela reopened its border crossing to Brazil on Friday, after its closure for nearly three months forced desperate Venezuelans to use indigenous trails to smuggle food and basic goods or to flee their crisis-stricken homeland. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro closed the only formal crossing between the countries in February to block […]

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