Thousands Of Venezuelans Cross Into Colombia In Search Of Food And Medicine

July 17, 2016 8:25 PM

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Thousands Of Venezuelans Cross Into Colombia In Search Of Food And Medicine

Venezuela's economic crisis has left shortages of basic necessities.

“I’ve come to buy what I can’t find in the country - rice, beans, lentils, sugar, toilet paper,” said Elizabeth Perez, 47, a public employee. “I came a few days ago with a group of people so I could cross into Colombia today. We’re only eating once a day.”

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