Brazil boosts social programmes’ funding for Venezuelan influx

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

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.