Venezuela’s neighbors tighten borders as refugees flee violence, destruction of socialism

Venezuela’s neighbors tighten borders as refugees flee violence, destruction of socialism
Streets of Venezuela (Image: YouTube screen grab via MSNBC)

[Ed. – How dare they be so heartless and inhumane. Plus, go figure. Fill in your own sarcastic rejoinder.]

The countries neighboring Venezuela have tightened border measures as unrest reaches a tipping a point and people flee the starving socialist nation, reports CNN.

Peru and Ecuador have enacted new rules to help curtail the mass immigration from Venezuela. The influx of migrants leaving Venezuela has also led to mob violence in the case of Brazil, where it has gotten so chaotic in border regions that the Brazilian state of Roraima has asked the Government to halt Venezuelan immigration completely, Reuters reports. 

“We are immensely worried about the consequences this might present,” said Colombian Migration Director Christian Kruger, commenting on the restrictive Border measures taken against Venezuelan migrants by neighboring South American countries, warning that the measure will create congestion at border checkpoints, AP reports.

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