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As Venezuela’s economy continues to crumble, thousands of its citizens are trekking into Colombia every day — sometimes by walking hundreds of miles on foot through the Andes — to escape chronic shortages of food and medicine, frequent looting and rampant crime. Bogota officials believe that as many as 600,000 Venezuelans are now living in Colombia, creating an immigration crisis. José A. Iglesias Miami Herald Staff
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