Four members of the Venezuelan National Guard have defected this morning along the border with Colombia.

Vídeo of the moment the fourth member of the Venezuelan national guard – a sergeant – defected this morning. Three defected on the Simon Bolivar bridge; this man was on the Francisco de Paula Santander bridge. Listen to the applause…


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Anggy Polanco reports from Tachira, Venezuela on the “Women in White” who have been leading protests at the border with Colombia:

Venezuela has closed the border with Colombia before. One closure lasted for nearly a year, until the blockade was broken by a newly organised group of protesters known as “the women in white”.

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