Operation against more than 20,000 wildcat miners is imminent, officials say, as anger mounts over humanitarian crisis in isolated Yanomami villages on the country's largest Indigenous reservation.
The herders and their cattle were in Rukubi, a village on the border between Nasarawa and Benue states when a bomb exploded in their midst, according to authorities.
Khurram Parvez, incarcerated activist of India-administered Kashmir, Delphine Djiraibe, one of Chad's first women lawyers and Feliciano Reyna, rights activist in Venezuela bag one of world's most prestigious human rights prizes.
A new US border enforcement plan permits the fast-track expulsion to Mexico of some 30,000 Venezuelans, Haitians, Cubans and Nicaraguans each month.
"We had a comprehensive and very fruitful meeting," says Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro after talks with Colombia's Gustavo Petro in Caracas.
The bridge, which had been closed for almost seven years, was designed to ease congestion on two binational bridges in the area and facilitate trade.
Vote comes in opposition-controlled National Assembly — a body created in 2015 and now largely symbolic after being replaced by the South American country's parliament.
Venezuela had completely blocked its border with its neighbour three years ago, when President Nicolas Maduro broke off diplomatic ties after the previous Colombian government questioned his re-election.
The pact is the first significant achievement in nearly two weeks of peace talks in Venezuela.
Venezuela's government and its opposition have agreed to create a UN-managed fund to finance health, food and education programs for the poor.
Washington allowed a major US oil company to resume operations in Venezuela after its government and opposition reached a "social protection" deal in talks that resumed after a 15-month hiatus.
The deal is hoped to resolve a political crisis that has gripped the country since a contested 2018 presidential election.
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