Brazil boosts social programmes' funding for Venezuelan influx

Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans have fled to Brazil to escape unrest at home.

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    Brazil has announced $60m in emergency funding for social programmes after hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans arrived the country, fleeing unrest at home.

    It is estimated as many as 1,000 Venezuelans a day enter Brazil.

     

    Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo reports from Boa Vista, Brazil.


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