Brazil declares emergency over Venezuelan migrant influx

The UN says it has seen an increase in the number of Venezuelans leaving their country over the past two weeks to escape the severe economic crisis.

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    The UN says it has seen an increase in the number of Venezuelans leaving their country over the past two weeks to escape the severe economic crisis.

    Many are going to Brazil, which has now declared an emergency because of the influx.

     

    Al Jazeera's Gabriel Elizondo met one family as they crossed into Brazil.


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