COVID-19 fuels Venezuelan migrants’ crisis

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  • European countries are appealing for money to help more than five million Venezuelan migrants who left their homes because of the economic crisis.

    Most remained in Latin America where many are destitute.

    Now the coronavirus pandemic is making their situation worse because they cannot return home.

    Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports from Santiago.

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