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Venezuelans fleeing the crisis in their home country and dreaming of a new "future" flock en masse to enter Ecuador, which in turn has prompted Quito to declare a state of migration emergency.

Added on the 10/08/2018 19:49:07 - Copyright : AFP EN

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