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Colombia, Peru create database of Venezuelan migrants

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By ITN News Editor August 29, 2018 13:31

Colombia, Peru create database of Venezuelan migrants

Peru and Colombia announced on Tuesday (August 28) that they will create a joint database to share information to track Venezuelan migrants fleeing economic crisis and hunger at home, as they stream into neighbouring countries.The exodus of Venezuelans to other South American countries is building toward a “crisis moment” comparable to events involving refugees in the Mediterranean, the United Nations said this week.Top immigration officials from Peru, Colombia and Brazil have been meeting in Colombian capital Bogota for a two day summit to discuss how to cope with the influx of migrants.Colombia and Peru will share information about migrants in a database, in an effort to track arrivals and fairly distribute aid, the two countries said. The countries invited others affected by Venezuelan migration to join the initiative

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 29, 2018 13:31