Monday, 17 July 2017

'At home, we couldn’t get by': more Venezuelans flee as crisis deepens

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Via Network Front | The Guardian by Sibylla Brodzinsky in Bogotá,Dom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro, Dan Collyns in Lima and Uki Goñi in Buenos Aires

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As Venezuela falls further into turmoil, more of its citizens are leaving a country that once served as a haven for economic migrants and political refugees

There are no luxuries in the four-room house in southern Bogotá, where 12 recently arrived Venezuelans huddle on thin mattresses under even thinner blankets to ward off the Andean mountain chill. They have no hot water, and what few furnishings they have were salvaged from a nearby dump.

They work 12-hour shifts at car washes or kitchens, earning between $6.50 and $13 a day. Because most do n ot have work permits, they are under constant threat of deportation.

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