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Brazil: Brazil: Economic turmoil and the lack of food and medicines at home pushes thousands of Venezuelans to Boa Vista

Source: REACH Initiative Country: Brazil, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
As a consequence of the ongoing economic crisis and social turmoil in Venezuela, an increasing number of Venezuelans are crossing the northern border to Brazil to seek asylum, safety and better livelihood opportunities. According to estimates, over 50,000 Venezuelans are living in Brazil currently, of which half in the northern city of Boa Vista, the capital of Roraima state. In the course of the first half of 2018, Roraima r

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