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Venezuela to Shut Colombia Border at Night Amid Smuggling

Venezuela will close its border with Colombia at nights to fight smuggling driven by the price differences for food and fuel in the two countries.

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his Colombian counterpart, Juan Manuel Santos, agreed to shut the 2,200-kilometer (1,400-mile) border from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. starting tomorrow, Jose Gregorio Vielma Mora, governor of Venezuela’s Tachira state, said yesterday on state radio.