"We still have some pockets of miners who are holding out by hiding in some areas," says Humberto Freire of police's new environmental crimes division.
Delegates from both sides meet in Mexico City and agree on a temporary ceasefire to create peaceful conditions ahead of the next round of talks in Cuba.
Dialogue aimed at ending decades of armed conflict in the South American country has made "substantial progress" since two rounds of talks in Venezuela and Mexico, both sides say.
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.
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