People queue to buy staple items outside state-run Bicentenario supermarket in Caracas August 4, 2015. (REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins)
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
The U.N. migration agency is urging Latin American countries hosting growing numbers of Venezuelans fleeing economic crisis to give them temporary rights to stay, its deputy chief told AFP Wednesday.Certain countries, such as Colombia and Peru, have already extended measures to allow Venezuelans to stay for a time, she said.As a result, droves of Venezuelans have emigrated.In Panama, for instance, there were 12,756 applications for refugee status from Venezuelans in the first half of this year -- nearly three times the number received for all of 2016 .
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE