ORIGINALLY FROM BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA, DANIELA FRANCO IS FEATURES EDITOR FOR THE DESERT SUN, A USA TODAY AND GANNETT PUBLICATION, BASED OUT OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA.

SHE HAS PREVIOUSLY WRITTEN FOR NBC NEWSTHE NEW YORK TIMES STUDENT JOURNALISM INSTITUTE AND TAKEPART.COM.

SHE STUDIED JOURNALISM, SOCIOLOGY AND LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY'S GALLATIN SCHOOL OF INDIVIDUALIZED STUDY.

Colombia Will Present a Formal Protest Over Violation of Its Airspace

Colombia Will Present a Formal Protest Over Violation of Its Airspace

The Colombian government will present a formal protest for violation of its aerial space after two Venezuelan airplanes allegedly flew over a military unit.

The Colombian Ministry of Defense detailed that two Venezuelan military aircrafts entered 1.8 miles within the Colombian airspace Saturday afternoon. The two military aircrafts flew over a military unit of the Army in the region and rapidly departed back to Castilletes, Colombia's and Venezuela's main boundary marker.

"The air defense system of the Colombian Air Force was able to detect the entry to Colombian territory of two Venezuelan military aircrafts," the Ministry added to the statement.

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