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As the diplomatic dispute between Venezuela and Colombia continues to escalate following the closure of the border earlier this month, with Bogota and Caracas announcing the recall of their respective ambassadors on Thursday, Sputnik tries to get to the bottom of the growingly bitter conflict between the two countries.
Also: A student is shot and killed at Savannah State University; Colombia and Venezuela recall ambassadors over a border dispute; and today's the final of World Air Guitar Championships in Finland.
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Colombia and Venezuela have withdrawn their respective ambassadors over an impasse caused by border tensions, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez have confirmed.
Relations between Latin American neighbours deteriorate a day after Venezuela deports Colombian residents.
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BOGOTA (Reuters) - Venezuela and Colombia each recalled their ambassadors to the other country on Thursday, amid a diplomatic crisis sparked when socialist-run Venezuela closed two border crossings and deported over a thousand Colombians.
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has recalled the country's ambassador to Venezuela after the Socialist country closed two border crossings and deported over a thousand Colombians.
Venezuelan soldiers blocked the river crossing on Wednesday morning
Meeting prompted by Maduro's move to close two border crossings and deport Colombians citing an attack by smugglers.
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BOGOTA (Reuters) - The ongoing crisis on the border between Colombia and Venezuela should not be used for political point-scoring by leaders in either country ahead of elections in coming months, the Colombian government said on Tuesday.
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Venezuela on Monday announced a 60-day extension of its partial closure of the border with Colombia after President Nicolas Maduro said his country was under attack by neighboring paramilitary groups, drug traffickers and black marketeers.
When it comes to drug lords, there's no matching Pablo Escobar. More than two decades after he was gunned down, his vast wealth, megalomania and ruthless violence still mesmerize, as evidenced by the attention surrounding Netflix's upcoming series "Narcos" about the cartel boss.
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Venezuela has intensified deportations of Colombians since President Nicolas Maduro ordered the closure of two border crossings last week, Colombia's migration office said on Monday, in some cases separating children from their parents.