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Heavy vluchtelingencrisis in South America: Brazil sends soldiers to the Venezuelan border

5f620bb790aab360f7418bd8f67b6a95 - Heavy vluchtelingencrisis in South America: Brazil sends soldiers to the Venezuelan border

South America according to the United Nations, the largest vluchtelingencrisis from its history. The Brazilian government has soldiers to the border with neighbouring Venezuela sent, in Peru, is the state of emergency is declared in two northern provinces.

Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans in the past months from their homeland, fled to hunger and misery. According to the United Nations, left all 2.3 million inhabitants of Venezuela. They go mainly to neighbouring countries.

As a result, some regions are under increasing pressure. Ten days ago were in the north of Brazil refugees attacked. Therefore, now soldiers deployed in the northern state of Roraima, to the safety of the refugees is guaranteed.

Last week was also Peru have already tightened the entry conditions for Venezuelans. Thousands of Venezuelans have tried, therefore, Peru has to achieve before the new rules take effect would be. The country announced the state of emergency in two northern provinces, which border Venezuela, because according to the government, the public health in danger.

In Colombia, too, were already huge numbers of refugees. Over the past 15 months have arrived, a million Venezuelans in neighboring Colombia. And there is a threat there is still more to beaches because Ecuador decided only refugees with a passport. Only a few Venezuelans have the appropriate identity papers.

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