A Venezuelan family at the Simon Bolivar International Bridge in the Colombian border city of Cucuta on January 10. (Schneyder Mendoza/AFP/Getty Images)

Here’s Why Colombia Opened Its Arms to Venezuelan Migrants—Until Now

For years, Colombians fleeing violence left for Venezuela. Now mass migration flows the other way.

A man attends a protest against the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas on February 23, 2014. A total of 25 people were injured overnight during clashed between opposition groups and police in eastern Caracas. On Saturday the lasgest opposition rally had taken place after almost three weeks of students protests, which left ten people killed. AFP PHOTO/ Raul Arboleda        (Photo credit should read RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Empty Shelves and Coup Plots in Venezuela

President Nicolás Maduro faces a teetering economy and an angry population. So he's turned to a favorite target -- America.

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