Muros Invisibles
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Muros Invisibles

A Restaurant was Bombed Yesterday-Just A Normal Day on the Frontier

On the Venezuelan border, a bombing isn’t very exceptional. In fact, it’s barely even news.

Colombian civil defense transporting a patient from Venezuela to a hospital in Colombia last month (Photo: Joshua Collins)

(Cucuta, Colombia)- “You didn’t hear anything about the bombing yesterday?” I ask incredulously.

“No man. I didn’t hear anything. I wasn’t here. Listen, I gotta go.” he responds.



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Joshua Collins

A reporter on immigration and world affairs, based in Cucuta, Colombia. Bylines at Al Jazeera, Caracas Chronicles, New Humanitarian and more