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Colombian President Iván Duque does not pull his punches when describing his nightmare next-door neighbour Nicolás Maduro, whose misrule has drawn more than one million Venezuelans across the border.

“If you’re living in a condo and every single night your neighbour next door beats his wife and his children and you hear the screams, wall to wall, what should your moral attitude be?” he asks, referring to Venezuela's desperate humanitarian crisis.

“Our moral duty has to be to push Maduro out of power.”