Peruvian police use force to stop migrant caravan crossing

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    Peruvian police has pushed back forcefully to stop a caravan of migrants and refugees as they tried to enter the country.

    The group is fleeing from neighbouring Brazil where the COVID-19 pandemic has left many sick and without jobs.

    Peru usually has an open-arms policy but now local authorities say the foreign ministries of Brazil and Peru must find a quick solution because those migrants are already living in dire conditions.

    Al Jazeera’s Mariana Sanchez reports from Lima, Peru.

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