• Short Summary

    THE PRESIDENTS OF VENEZUELA AND COLUMBIA ATTENDED A RECENT CEREMONY TO INAUGURATE A NEW BRIDGE LINKING THEIR TWO COUNTRIES.

  • Description

    THE PRESIDENTS OF VENEZUELA AND COLUMBIA ATTENDED A RECENT CEREMONY TO INAUGURATE A NEW BRIDGE LINKING THEIR TWO COUNTRIES.

    THE BRIDGE CONNECTS THE TOWNS OF URENA, VENEZUELA WITH ESCOBAL, COLUMBIA. IT CROSSES A STREAM WHICH AT THE TIME OF THE INAUGURATION WAS A MERE TRICKLE. IN THE WET SEASON, HOWEVER, THE STREAM BECOMES SEVERAL HUNDRED FEET WIDE.

    FOR THE CEREMONIAL OPENING, HONOUR GUARDS OF BOTH COUNTRIES LINED THE BRIDGE, MEETING AT A DAIS IN THE CENTRE WHERE THE COLUMBIAN PRESIDENT, CARLOS LLERAS, RESTREPO AND THE VENEZUELAN PRESIDENT, RAFAEL CALDERA, JOINED IN DECLARING IT OPEN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEZFAFNCMGN3LXXUO9XSY6Z1DZ
    Media URN:
    VLVAEZFAFNCMGN3LXXUO9XSY6Z1DZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/12/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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