Viewfinder: With a Border Bridge Closed, People Cross the Táchira River on Foot to Get Out of Venezuela

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People cross through the low waters of the Táchira River near the Simón Bolívar international bridge, which connects Cúcuta, Colombia, with the Venezuelan town of San Antonio del Táchira, after the closure of the border bridge on February 27th, 2019, in Cúcuta, Colombia. Many people are making the trek through the river from Venezuela to get supplies or to escape the conditions in their country.

People cross through the low waters of the Táchira River near the Simón Bolívar international bridge, which connects Cúcuta, Colombia, with the Venezuelan town of San Antonio del Táchira, after the closure of the border bridge on February 27th, 2019, in Cúcuta, Colombia. Many people are making the trek through the river from Venezuela to get supplies or to escape the conditions in their country.

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