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Fleeing Venezuelans Find No Warm Welcome Abroad


The dire economic and political situation in Venezuela has sent its citizens in all directions. According to Business Insider, they're fleeing to neighboring Columbia and Brazil. But they're also going as far as Chile, Peru, the US, and Spain. Some are even paying to be smuggled abroad, which decimates their savings. Abroad, they struggle to survive, as they usually have no work permits. At the same time, they face racist and xenophobic reactions from their host countries.

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