Venezuela Exodus: Thousands Fleeing Country in Desperation

Posted on July 27, 2017 • Filed under: Social Issues, Venezuela / The Colombian Director of Migration confirms the movement of 26 thousand Venezuelans across the border during the last few hours.
While some have speculated that many of them are only crossing into Colombia to stock up on food, others believe most of them crossed into Colombia before arriving to other countries like Ecuador or Peru.


Crossing the border of Venezuela and Colombia has become an arduous journey compared to the quick and simple process it used to be. PanAm Post verified that it took some people as long as 24 hours to cross over this week.

The immigration center in Venezuela was closed because “the system was down,” and so officials were encouraging travelers to walk six to eight blocks to reach the headquarters of the Administrative Service of Identification, Migration and Aliens in San Antonio del Táchira. Read Article

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