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Coronavirus-fuelled racism adds to Haitians’ plight in Chile

Haitians in Chile often live in dire conditions and many are afraid to seek help for fear of being deported.

Haitians in Chile – the largest migrant community in Latin America – are underpaid and often live in dire conditions.

Many are afraid to seek government and medical help for fear of being deported.

And now, the pandemic is heightening racism.

Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports from Santiago, Chile.