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Who are the Venezuelans moving to Brazil?

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Venezuelans amount to 10% of Boa Vista’s population. Photo: Commons
venezuelans in brazil
Venezuelans amount to 10% of Boa Vista’s population. Photo: Commons

Venezuelan migrants are arriving to Brazil in record numbers: in the first six months of 2017, the total number of refugee requests reached 7,600, already higher than the total 3,368 in 2016. But arrivals are in fact higher. The country’s political and economic collapse has created an extraordinary migration...

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