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Video: Desperate Venezuelans flee across border to Colombia

Venezuela's severe economic crisis has forced 1.5 million people to leave the country since 2015. Securing an appointment to obtain or renew a passport can take months, so entire families are now turning to illegal immigration routes. Every day, an estimated 3,500 Venezuelans cross the Colombian border - a dangerous and exhausting journey. Our France 2 colleagues report, with FRANCE 24's Luke Shrago and Christopher Moore.

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