Colombian and Venezuelan officials watched the first truck cross a bridge connecting the two countries during a ceremony to open their land border.
At least 36 people are wounded in an explosion at a military facility in the northeastern Cucuta city, near the border with Venezuela.
The Colombian government estimates there are some 470,000 Venezuelans in the country. Some visit just to buy or sell groceries, while others begin lives from scratch, often working informally
Ledezma is the best-known detained opponent of leftist President Nicolas Maduro after Leopoldo Lopez, and had spearheaded street protests against the president in 2014.
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