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New risks for Venezuelans who fled crisis

Venezuelan children sleep on the grass in front of interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil, August 23, 2018. Migrant women and children fleeing Venezuela's economic collapse are at heightened risk of sexual exploitation and trafficking on their journeys seeking refuge across South America, aid agencies warn.


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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. Migrant women and children fleeing Venezuela's economic collapse are at heightened risk of sexual exploitation and...more

Venezuelan children sleep on the grass in front of interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil, August 23, 2018. Migrant women and children fleeing Venezuela's economic collapse are at heightened risk of sexual exploitation and trafficking on their journeys seeking refuge across South America, aid agencies warn. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Anyi Gomez, 19, a pregnant Venezuelan woman from Monagas state, offers to wash car windows at traffic lights in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil.

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Anyi Gomez, 19, a pregnant Venezuelan woman from Monagas state, offers to wash car windows at traffic lights in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Anyi Gomez, 19, a pregnant Venezuelan woman from Monagas state, offers to wash car windows at traffic lights in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Venezuelan boy sleeps on a hammock during the night at the car repair shop, near the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. More than 1.6 million Venezuelans have abandoned the oil-rich nation since 2015 to seek better lives in neighbouring Colombia and across the region in one of the largest mass migrations in Latin American history, the United Nations says.

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Venezuelan boy sleeps on a hammock during the night at the car repair shop, near the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. More than 1.6 million Venezuelans have abandoned the oil-rich nation since 2015 to seek better lives in...more

Venezuelan boy sleeps on a hammock during the night at the car repair shop, near the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. More than 1.6 million Venezuelans have abandoned the oil-rich nation since 2015 to seek better lives in neighbouring Colombia and across the region in one of the largest mass migrations in Latin American history, the United Nations says. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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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. 


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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. 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. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Venezuelan people rest during the night in a spare parts shop for cars and motorbikes, near the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelan people rest during the night in a spare parts shop for cars and motorbikes, near the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelan people rest during the night in a spare parts shop for cars and motorbikes, near the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Venezuelan woman sleeps on a hammock during the night at the car repair shop, near the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelan woman sleeps on a hammock during the night at the car repair shop, near the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelan woman sleeps on a hammock during the night at the car repair shop, near the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Venezuelan people are pictured during the night in the car repair shop, near the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelan people are pictured during the night in the car repair shop, near the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelan people are pictured during the night in the car repair shop, near the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Venezuelan women are pictured near their improvised beds during the night at the car repair shop, near the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelan women are pictured near their improvised beds during the night at the car repair shop, near the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelan women are pictured near their improvised beds during the night at the car repair shop, near the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Venezuelan men sleep on the grass in front of interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

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

Venezuelan men sleep on the grass in front of interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Venezuelan people rest on hammocks during the night in a spare parts shop for cars and motorbikes, near the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelan people rest on hammocks during the night in a spare parts shop for cars and motorbikes, near the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelan people rest on hammocks during the night in a spare parts shop for cars and motorbikes, near the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Venezuelan people sleep on the grass in front of interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

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

Venezuelan people sleep on the grass in front of interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Venezuelan men talks on the grass in front of interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelan men talks on the grass in front of interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelan men talks on the grass in front of interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Laundry of Venezuelan people are hanging on a rope during the night at the car repair shop, near the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Laundry of Venezuelan people are hanging on a rope during the night at the car repair shop, near the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Laundry of Venezuelan people are hanging on a rope during the night at the car repair shop, near the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Venezuelan people are pictured near their improvised beds during the night at the car repair shop, near the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelan people are pictured near their improvised beds during the night at the car repair shop, near the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelan people are pictured near their improvised beds during the night at the car repair shop, near the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Venezuelan people sit on their tent and sleep on cardboards during the night at the entrance of packages transport shop in front of the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelan people sit on their tent and sleep on cardboards during the night at the entrance of packages transport shop in front of the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Venezuelan people sit on their tent and sleep on cardboards during the night at the entrance of packages transport shop in front of the interstate Bus Station in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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