By: Steve Dellar | 02-10-2018 | News
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Brazil Blasts Venezuelan Refugee Exodus

Brazilian President Michel Temer joined his Colombian counterpart Mr Santos yesterday as he criticized the leftist government of neighboring Venezuela for the outpouring of refugees into northern Brazil, trying to flee the failed socialist regime of Nicolas Maduro.

Now that the Colombian and Brazilian government have both announced a tightening of their border controls as the number of refugees continues to grow, the exodus is really spiralling out of control, as many are afraid they won’t be allowed in anymore.

Pictures on social media showing large streams of Venezuelans pouring into its neighbouring countries, trying to escape the dire situation they are facing.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Economic Instability - “Venezuela’s neighbours are tightening their borders, alarmed by the exodus of hundreds of thousands of desperate refugees fleeing hunger, hyperinflation and a spiralling political crisis.”<br><br>Q: Is ‘refugee’ the correct term here? <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Dr Wood (@drbryanwood) <a href="">February 9, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Brazil is worried about the situation, its news reports opening daily about border towns being overrun. When asked about what the government intends to do, President Temer said: “We are locked in a diplomatic confrontation.”

“We disagree with the way things are going in Venezuela that has brought thousands of refugees to Roraima.”

Related coverage: <a href=""> Colombia and Brazil Face Venezuela Migrant Crisis</a>.

The northern Brazilian state which President Temer mentions, is bordering Venezuela and has received some 40,000 refugees since last year. This situation has caused a major strain on public services in the city of Boa Vista already.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Colombia 🇨🇴 tightens border amidst wave of Venezuela 🇻🇪 refugees: <a href=""></a> via <a href="">@YouTube</a></p>&mdash; J Suarez (@DrjorgesuarezJ) <a href="">February 9, 2018</a></blockquote>

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NGO’s trying to help refugees estimate that some 5,000 Venezuelans flee their country on a daily basis now.


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Anonymous No. 18139 2018-02-11 : 11:32

Once Again

SOCIALISM Works until you run out of Other Peoples $$$$.

Castro and his Cuba Communist-Socialists helped Hugo bring down Venezuela

3rd Oil richest in the America's … I wonder how much $$$$ Hugo funneled to Cuba to help that dictatorship stay afloat.

BTW: If other countries allow ILLEGALS to flood their economies. Venezuela will only die a slower death as the pressure is lessen in Venezuela with less mouths to feed or Shoot. Which otherwise would force an overthrow of the Venezuelan Communist-Socialist Government Elite… that still get anything they want.

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