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123,000 Venezuelans cross border to Colombia looking for food
More than 100,000 Venezuelans, some of whom drove through the night in caravans, crossed into Colombia over the weekend to hunt for food and medicine that are in short supply at home.
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A man peaks over the crowd waiting to cross the border into Colombia through the Simon Bolivar bridge in San Antonio del Tachira, Venezuela Sunday July 17, 2016. Tens of thousands of Venezuelans crossed the border into Colombia on Sunday to hunt for food and medicine that are in short supply at home. It's the second weekend in a row that Venezuelaâs government has opened the long-closed border connecting Venezuela to Colombia. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
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A Venezuelan man seats next to supplies he just purchased in Cucuta, Colombia, Sunday, July 17, 2016. Tens of thousands of Venezuelans crossed the border into Colombia on Sunday to hunt for food and medicine that are in short supply at home. It's the second weekend in a row that Venezuela's government has opened the long-closed border connecting Venezuela to Colombia. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
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Venezuelans wait in line to cross into Colombia through the Simon Bolivar bridge in San Antonio del Tachira, Venezuela, Sunday July 17, 2016. Tens of thousands of Venezuelans crossed the border into Colombia on Sunday to hunt for food and medicine that are in short supply at home. It's the second weekend in a row that Venezuelaâs government has opened the long-closed border connecting Venezuela to Colombia. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
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Colombian policemen stand as a Venezuelan woman crosses into Colombia through the Simon Bolivar bridge linking San Antonio del Tachira, Venezuela, with Cucuta, Colombia, to buy supplies, Sunday, July 17, 2016. Tens of thousands of Venezuelans crossed the border into Colombia on Sunday to hunt for food and medicine that are in short supply at home. It's the second weekend in a row that Venezuelaâs government has opened the long-closed border connecting Venezuela to Colombia, and by 6 a.m., a line of would-be shoppers snaked through the entire town of San Antonio del Tachira. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
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A woman carries toilet paper as she and others return to Venezuela through the Simon Bolivar bridge in Cucuta, Colombia, Sunday, July 17, 2016. Tens of thousands of Venezuelans crossed the border into Colombia on Sunday to hunt for food and medicine that are in short supply at home. It's the second weekend in a row that Venezuela's government has opened the long-closed border connecting Venezuela to Colombia. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
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A man walks by Colobian policemen as he crosses into Colombia through the Simon Bolivar bridge linking San Antonio del Tachira, Venezuela, with Cucuta, Colombia, Sunday, July 17, 2016. Tens of thousands of Venezuelans crossed the border into Colombia on Sunday to hunt for food and medicine that are in short supply at home. It's the second weekend in a row that Venezuelaâs government has opened the long-closed border connecting Venezuela to Colombia, and by 6 a.m., a line of would-be shoppers snaked through the entire town of San Antonio del Tachira. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
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Venezuelans wait in line to cross into Colombia through the Simon Bolivar bridge in San Antonio del Tachira, Venezuela, Sunday July 17, 2016. Tens of thousands of Venezuelans crossed the border into Colombia on Sunday to hunt for food and medicine that are in short supply at home. It's the second weekend in a row that Venezuelaâs government has opened the long-closed border connecting Venezuela to Colombia. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
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A Venezuelan woman carrying her daughter struggles as she waits among hundreds of people to cross into Colombia through the Simon Bolivar bridge in San Antonio del Tachira, Venezuela, Sunday July 17, 2016. Tens of thousands of Venezuelans crossed the border into Colombia on Sunday to hunt for food and medicine that are in short supply at home. It's the second weekend in a row that Venezuelaâs government has opened the long-closed border connecting Venezuela to Colombia. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
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Venezuelans carrying their purchases return to their country through the Simon Bolivar bridge in Cucuta, Colombia, Sunday, July 17, 2016. Tens of thousands of Venezuelans crossed the border into Colombia on Sunday to hunt for food and medicine that are in short supply at home. It's the second weekend in a row that Venezuela's government has opened the long-closed border connecting Venezuela to Colombia. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
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A Venezuelan woman walks by a Colombian policeman as she crosses into Colombia through the Simon Bolivar bridge linking San Antonio del Tachira, Venezuela, with Cucuta, Colombia, to buy supplies, Sunday, July 17, 2016. Tens of thousands of Venezuelans crossed the border into Colombia on Sunday to hunt for food and medicine that are in short supply at home. It's the second weekend in a row that Venezuelaâs government has opened the long-closed border connecting Venezuela to Colombia. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
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A Venezuelan man shakes hands with a Colombian soldier as he returns to Venezuela through the Simon Bolivar bridge with others after purchasing supplies in Cucuta, Colombia, Sunday July 17, 2016. Tens of thousands of Venezuelans crossed the border into Colombia on Sunday to hunt for food and medicine that are in short supply at home. It's the second weekend in a row that Venezuela's government has opened the long-closed border connecting Venezuela to Colombia. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
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Venezuelans return to their country through the Simon Bolivar bridge after purchasing supplies in Cucuta, Colombia, Sunday July 17, 2016. Tens of thousands of Venezuelans crossed the border into Colombia on Sunday to hunt for food and medicine that are in short supply at home. It's the second weekend in a row that Venezuela's government has opened the long-closed border connecting Venezuela to Colombia. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
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A man carrying a car tire on his neck returns to Venezuela through the Simon Bolivar bridge in Cucuta, Colombia, Sunday July 17, 2016. Tens of thousands of Venezuelans crossed the border into Colombia on Sunday to hunt for food and medicine that are in short supply at home. It's the second weekend in a row that Venezuela's government has opened the long-closed border connecting Venezuela to Colombia. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
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Venezuelans cross the Simon Bolivar bridge linking San Antonio del Tachira, Venezuela, with Cucuta, Colombia, to buy supplies, Sunday, July 17, 2016. Tens of thousands of Venezuelans crossed the border into Colombia on Sunday to hunt for food and medicine that are in short supply at home. It's the second weekend in a row that Venezuelaâs government has opened the long-closed border connecting Venezuela to Colombia, and by 6 a.m., a line of would-be shoppers snaked through the entire town of San Antonio del Tachira. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
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A woman pays in Venezuelan currency her purchases in a store in Cucuta, Colombia, Sunday July 17, 2016. Tens of thousands of Venezuelans crossed the border into Colombia on Sunday to hunt for food and medicine that are in short supply at home. It's the second weekend in a row that Venezuela's government has opened the long-closed border connecting Venezuela to Colombia. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
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Venezuelans gather to cross the border between Venezuela and Colombia at the Simon Bolivar bridge in San Antonio del Tachira, Venezuela, to buy supplies Sunday July 17, 2016. Tens of thousands of Venezuelans crossed the border into Colombia on Sunday to hunt for food and medicine that are in short supply at home. It's the second weekend in a row that Venezuelaâs government has opened the long-closed border connecting Venezuela to Colombia, and by 6 a.m., a line of would-be shoppers snaked through the entire town of San Antonio del Tachira. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
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123,000 Venezuelans cross border to Colombia looking for food

More than 100,000 Venezuelans, some of whom drove through the night in caravans, crossed into Colombia over the weekend to hunt for food and medicine that are in short supply at home.

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