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Exodus from Venezuela

Venezuelan people are pictured on their improvised beds during the night at the car repair shop, near the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil August 25, 2018. Venezuela is in the grip of a severe economic crisis, with people going short of food, medicines and other essentials, and periodic waves of protests against the country's leftist president, Nicolas Maduro. Hundreds of thousands of refugees from Venezuela have fled a severe economic and political crisis over the past 18 months, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said in Colombia on August 8. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelan people are pictured on their improvised beds during the night at the car repair shop, near the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil August 25, 2018. Venezuela is in the grip of a severe economic crisis, with people...more

Venezuelan people are pictured on their improvised beds during the night at the car repair shop, near the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil August 25, 2018. Venezuela is in the grip of a severe economic crisis, with people going short of food, medicines and other essentials, and periodic waves of protests against the country's leftist president, Nicolas Maduro. Hundreds of thousands of refugees from Venezuela have fled a severe economic and political crisis over the past 18 months, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said in Colombia on August 8. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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A Venezuelan migrant enters a tent at a makeshift camp near a bus station in Quito, Ecuador September 4, 2018. REUTERS/Daniel Tapia

A Venezuelan migrant enters a tent at a makeshift camp near a bus station in Quito, Ecuador September 4, 2018. REUTERS/Daniel Tapia

A Venezuelan migrant enters a tent at a makeshift camp near a bus station in Quito, Ecuador September 4, 2018. REUTERS/Daniel Tapia
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A Venezuelan migrant cleans a room at a temporary shelter in the San Juan de Lurigancho district of Lima, Peru September 3, 2018. REUTERS/Guadalupe Pardo

A Venezuelan migrant cleans a room at a temporary shelter in the San Juan de Lurigancho district of Lima, Peru September 3, 2018. REUTERS/Guadalupe Pardo

A Venezuelan migrant cleans a room at a temporary shelter in the San Juan de Lurigancho district of Lima, Peru September 3, 2018. REUTERS/Guadalupe Pardo
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Venezuelan migrants brush their teeth at a makeshift camp near a bus station in Quito, Ecuador September 4, 2018. REUTERS/Daniel Tapia

Venezuelan migrants brush their teeth at a makeshift camp near a bus station in Quito, Ecuador September 4, 2018. REUTERS/Daniel Tapia

Venezuelan migrants brush their teeth at a makeshift camp near a bus station in Quito, Ecuador September 4, 2018. REUTERS/Daniel Tapia
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Venezuelan children sleep on the grass in front of interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil August 23, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelan children sleep on the grass in front of interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil August 23, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelan children sleep on the grass in front of interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil August 23, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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A Venezuelan migrant is helped after crossing the border of Peru with Ecuador, in Aguas Verdes, Tumbes, Peru August 24, 2018. 

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A Venezuelan migrant is helped after crossing the border of Peru with Ecuador, in Aguas Verdes, Tumbes, Peru August 24, 2018. REUTERS/Douglas Juarez

A Venezuelan migrant is helped after crossing the border of Peru with Ecuador, in Aguas Verdes, Tumbes, Peru August 24, 2018. REUTERS/Douglas Juarez
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Anyi Gomez, 19, a pregnant Venezuelan woman from Monagas state, is pictured between cars as she washes car windows at a traffic light in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil August 24, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Anyi Gomez, 19, a pregnant Venezuelan woman from Monagas state, is pictured between cars as she washes car windows at a traffic light in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil August 24, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Anyi Gomez, 19, a pregnant Venezuelan woman from Monagas state, is pictured between cars as she washes car windows at a traffic light in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil August 24, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Venezuelan migrants wait to pass the Binational Border Service Center of Peru at the border with Ecuador, in Tumbes, Peru August 24, 2018. REUTERS/Douglas Juarez

Venezuelan migrants wait to pass the Binational Border Service Center of Peru at the border with Ecuador, in Tumbes, Peru August 24, 2018. REUTERS/Douglas Juarez

Venezuelan migrants wait to pass the Binational Border Service Center of Peru at the border with Ecuador, in Tumbes, Peru August 24, 2018. REUTERS/Douglas Juarez
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A Venezuelan migrant receives vaccination at the Binational Border Service Center of Peru at the border with Ecuador, in Tumbes, Peru August 24, 2018. REUTERS/Douglas Juarez

A Venezuelan migrant receives vaccination at the Binational Border Service Center of Peru at the border with Ecuador, in Tumbes, Peru August 24, 2018. REUTERS/Douglas Juarez

A Venezuelan migrant receives vaccination at the Binational Border Service Center of Peru at the border with Ecuador, in Tumbes, Peru August 24, 2018. REUTERS/Douglas Juarez
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Roraima State police officers frisk Venezuelan men, during a police security operation on a street at Caimbe neighbourhood in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil August 22, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Roraima State police officers frisk Venezuelan men, during a police security operation on a street at Caimbe neighbourhood in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil August 22, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Roraima State police officers frisk Venezuelan men, during a police security operation on a street at Caimbe neighbourhood in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil August 22, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Venezuelan migrants are seen in a makeshift camp near a bus station in Quito, Ecuador August 24, 2018. REUTERS/Daniel Tapia

Venezuelan migrants are seen in a makeshift camp near a bus station in Quito, Ecuador August 24, 2018. REUTERS/Daniel Tapia

Venezuelan migrants are seen in a makeshift camp near a bus station in Quito, Ecuador August 24, 2018. REUTERS/Daniel Tapia
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A Roraima State police officer approaches to search the bags of Venezuelan women, during a police security operation on a street at Caimbe neighbourhood in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil August 22, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A Roraima State police officer approaches to search the bags of Venezuelan women, during a police security operation on a street at Caimbe neighbourhood in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil August 22, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A Roraima State police officer approaches to search the bags of Venezuelan women, during a police security operation on a street at Caimbe neighbourhood in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil August 22, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Venezuelan migrants walk along the Ecuadorean highway to Peru before new rules requiring they hold a valid passport kick in, at Tulcan, Ecuador August 21, 2018. REUTERS/Andres Rojas

Venezuelan migrants walk along the Ecuadorean highway to Peru before new rules requiring they hold a valid passport kick in, at Tulcan, Ecuador August 21, 2018. REUTERS/Andres Rojas

Venezuelan migrants walk along the Ecuadorean highway to Peru before new rules requiring they hold a valid passport kick in, at Tulcan, Ecuador August 21, 2018. REUTERS/Andres Rojas
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Military officers patrol as Venezuelan women walk towards Santa Elena to sleep, after checking their passports or identity cards at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 19, 2018. 


REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Military officers patrol as Venezuelan women walk towards Santa Elena to sleep, after checking their passports or identity cards at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 19, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Military officers patrol as Venezuelan women walk towards Santa Elena to sleep, after checking their passports or identity cards at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 19, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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A Venezuelan migrant waits in line to register her entry into Ecuador at the Rumichaca International Bridge in Tulcan, Ecuador, August 19, 2018. 

REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

A Venezuelan migrant waits in line to register her entry into Ecuador at the Rumichaca International Bridge in Tulcan, Ecuador, August 19, 2018. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

A Venezuelan migrant waits in line to register her entry into Ecuador at the Rumichaca International Bridge in Tulcan, Ecuador, August 19, 2018. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez
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Colombians give food to Venezuelan migrants at the Rumichaca International Bridge, in Tulcan, Ecuador August 18, 2018. 


REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

Colombians give food to Venezuelan migrants at the Rumichaca International Bridge, in Tulcan, Ecuador August 18, 2018. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

Colombians give food to Venezuelan migrants at the Rumichaca International Bridge, in Tulcan, Ecuador August 18, 2018. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez
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Venezuelan people are pictured inside a taxi before traveling towards Boa Vista city, after checking their passports or identity cards at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 19, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelan people are pictured inside a taxi before traveling towards Boa Vista city, after checking their passports or identity cards at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 19, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelan people are pictured inside a taxi before traveling towards Boa Vista city, after checking their passports or identity cards at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 19, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Brazilians burn tires as they block a road near the border with Venezuela at the Pacaraima border control point, Roraima state, Brazil August 18, 2018. In the border city of Pacaraima, four people beat a shop owner and some locals said the assailants were Venezuelans, which prompted a mob to destroy the tents of immigrants camped in the streets and set fire to the belongings they left behind. Some 1,200 Venezuelans retreated back over the border, local officials said.


REUTERS/Mauricio Castillo

Brazilians burn tires as they block a road near the border with Venezuela at the Pacaraima border control point, Roraima state, Brazil August 18, 2018. In the border city of Pacaraima, four people beat a shop owner and some locals said the assailants...more

Brazilians burn tires as they block a road near the border with Venezuela at the Pacaraima border control point, Roraima state, Brazil August 18, 2018. In the border city of Pacaraima, four people beat a shop owner and some locals said the assailants were Venezuelans, which prompted a mob to destroy the tents of immigrants camped in the streets and set fire to the belongings they left behind. Some 1,200 Venezuelans retreated back over the border, local officials said. REUTERS/Mauricio Castillo
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Venezuelans walk past belongings and tents burned by civilians at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima State, Brazil August 19, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelans walk past belongings and tents burned by civilians at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima State, Brazil August 19, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelans walk past belongings and tents burned by civilians at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima State, Brazil August 19, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Venezuelans rest next to their belongings at a bus terminal, after being expelled from the Pacaraima border control point by Brazilian civilians, in Santa Elena, Venezuela August 19, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelans rest next to their belongings at a bus terminal, after being expelled from the Pacaraima border control point by Brazilian civilians, in Santa Elena, Venezuela August 19, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelans rest next to their belongings at a bus terminal, after being expelled from the Pacaraima border control point by Brazilian civilians, in Santa Elena, Venezuela August 19, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Venezuelan children receive bread by a man at a bus terminal, after being expelled from the Pacaraima border control point by civilians in Brazil, in Santa Elena, Venezuela August 19, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelan children receive bread by a man at a bus terminal, after being expelled from the Pacaraima border control point by civilians in Brazil, in Santa Elena, Venezuela August 19, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelan children receive bread by a man at a bus terminal, after being expelled from the Pacaraima border control point by civilians in Brazil, in Santa Elena, Venezuela August 19, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Venezuelan migrants take refuge inside the building of the International Center of Border Services on the Rumichaca International Bridge, in Tulcan, Ecuador August 18, 2018. 

REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

Venezuelan migrants take refuge inside the building of the International Center of Border Services on the Rumichaca International Bridge, in Tulcan, Ecuador August 18, 2018. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

Venezuelan migrants take refuge inside the building of the International Center of Border Services on the Rumichaca International Bridge, in Tulcan, Ecuador August 18, 2018. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez
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Venezuelan migrants run to the line to register their exit from Colombia before entering Ecuador at the Rumichaca International Bridge, Colombia August 18, 2018. 

REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

Venezuelan migrants run to the line to register their exit from Colombia before entering Ecuador at the Rumichaca International Bridge, Colombia August 18, 2018. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

Venezuelan migrants run to the line to register their exit from Colombia before entering Ecuador at the Rumichaca International Bridge, Colombia August 18, 2018. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez
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Venezuelan migrants wait outside Interpol headquarters to get paperwork needed for a temporary residency permit, in Lima, Peru, August 17, 2018. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo

Venezuelan migrants wait outside Interpol headquarters to get paperwork needed for a temporary residency permit, in Lima, Peru, August 17, 2018. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo

Venezuelan migrants wait outside Interpol headquarters to get paperwork needed for a temporary residency permit, in Lima, Peru, August 17, 2018. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo
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Venezuelan migrants eat their food in a shelter in Cucuta, Colombia August 8, 2018. 


REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

Venezuelan migrants eat their food in a shelter in Cucuta, Colombia August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

Venezuelan migrants eat their food in a shelter in Cucuta, Colombia August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez
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Venezuelans rest along a street as they wait to show their passports or identity cards the next day, at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 8, 2018. 
REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelans rest along a street as they wait to show their passports or identity cards the next day, at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelans rest along a street as they wait to show their passports or identity cards the next day, at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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A Venezuelan woman and her children sleep along a street as they wait to show their passports or identity cards the next day, at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A Venezuelan woman and her children sleep along a street as they wait to show their passports or identity cards the next day, at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A Venezuelan woman and her children sleep along a street as they wait to show their passports or identity cards the next day, at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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A Venezuelan man, whose eye is infected with conjunctivitis (pink eye), holds his son next to their luggage after showing their passports or identity cards at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 9, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A Venezuelan man, whose eye is infected with conjunctivitis (pink eye), holds his son next to their luggage after showing their passports or identity cards at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 9, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A Venezuelan man, whose eye is infected with conjunctivitis (pink eye), holds his son next to their luggage after showing their passports or identity cards at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 9, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Venezuelan migrants stand in line to register their exit from Colombia before entering into Ecuador, at the Rumichaca International Bridge, Colombia August 9, 2018. 

REUTERS/Daniel Tapia

Venezuelan migrants stand in line to register their exit from Colombia before entering into Ecuador, at the Rumichaca International Bridge, Colombia August 9, 2018. REUTERS/Daniel Tapia

Venezuelan migrants stand in line to register their exit from Colombia before entering into Ecuador, at the Rumichaca International Bridge, Colombia August 9, 2018. REUTERS/Daniel Tapia
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A Venezuelan man carries his luggage after showing his passport or identity card at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 9, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A Venezuelan man carries his luggage after showing his passport or identity card at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 9, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A Venezuelan man carries his luggage after showing his passport or identity card at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 9, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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A military officer delivers a Venezuelan family's passports along with a medical inspection before they apply for refugee status, through the Federal Police and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 9, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A military officer delivers a Venezuelan family's passports along with a medical inspection before they apply for refugee status, through the Federal Police and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) at the Pacaraima border...more

A military officer delivers a Venezuelan family's passports along with a medical inspection before they apply for refugee status, through the Federal Police and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 9, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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A Venezuelan woman holds her son as he receives a free vaccination given by a volunteer after showing their passports or identity cards at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A Venezuelan woman holds her son as he receives a free vaccination given by a volunteer after showing their passports or identity cards at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A Venezuelan woman holds her son as he receives a free vaccination given by a volunteer after showing their passports or identity cards at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Venezuelans queue in line to show their passports or identity cards at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelans queue in line to show their passports or identity cards at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelans queue in line to show their passports or identity cards at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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A member of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) talks with Venezuelans as they queue in line to receive a vaccine after showing their passports or identity cards at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A member of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) talks with Venezuelans as they queue in line to receive a vaccine after showing their passports or identity cards at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 8, 2018....more

A member of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) talks with Venezuelans as they queue in line to receive a vaccine after showing their passports or identity cards at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Military officers pour coffee with milk into plastic cups as a Venezuelan boy looks at them at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Military officers pour coffee with milk into plastic cups as a Venezuelan boy looks at them at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Military officers pour coffee with milk into plastic cups as a Venezuelan boy looks at them at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state, Brazil August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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