Brazil Discusses Solution to Venezuelan Exodus

Officials say that at least ten percent of Boa Vista's population (40,000) are Venezuelans who have settled in makeshift campsites and parks in Roraima's capital.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s government announced on Thursday it is discussing the Venezuelan immigration situation in the Northern region of the country and will render more assistance to the state and local governments of Boa Vista, Roraima due to the large volume of Venezuelan immigrants who have settled in the city in the past few months.

According to Social Development Minister, Osmar Terra, more than ten percent of Boa Vista’s population today is made up of Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?