Venezuelans Scour Dumpsters for Food to Resell on the Brazilian Border

"One day I may get enough for ticket money and I'm out of here," says Gustavo, "I go to the South of Brazil to find a job. To start over".

By Xiu Ying, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In an attempt to survive after fleeing the crisis in Venezuela, three Venezuelan men found the only source of subsistence in the garbage dumpsters of the border town of Pacaraima, in Roraima.

Stuck among the city's waste, immigrants search for whatever they can use, from morning to evening. They collect metal, cardboard, and food. They say they can not get a job because the city is full of needy Venezuelans, while others are committing crimes.

"We are looking for everything we can sell to get some money. If we find . . .

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