As the disaster in Venezuela lurches from dangerous to worse, the chaos unleashed by the nation’s sluggish collapse is threatening to undermine the steadiness of all the area and neighboring Colombia specifically.Colombia is bearing the brunt of the refugee disaster attributable to Venezuela’s failing state, and the burden is stretching the nation’s restricted sources to the purpose the place it could fall into disaster itself.
Nicolas Maduro has as soon as once more accused the Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos of making ready a collection of “incidents” geared toward creating “an armed conflict” between the 2 neighboring nations. Santos didn’t acknowledge Maduro’s re-election on May 20, questioning the equity of the latest Venezuelan presidential vote. Colombia has obtained tons of of hundreds of Venezuelans, out of the estimated 4.1 million, who’ve left their nation, based on the Organization of American States. “We can not even lower our guard for a second, a series of incidents of military character are being prepared by the Colombian government of Juan Manuel Santos, aimed at generating an armed conflict between us”