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Venezuelan Women Flock to Colombia Border Town to Sell Hair

Women from crisis-hit Venezuela are crossing the border in droves and selling their hair in a Colombian border town in order to afford scarce basic necessities such as food, diapers or medicines. The trend, which has taken off in recent weeks, is another sign of the oil-rich country's deepening crisis amid shortages and spiraling inflation that have millions skipping meals and forgoing costly medical treatment. Dozens of middlemen, known as "draggers," stand on a bridge...

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