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Venezuelans face new barriers, xenophobia across South America | Venezuela | Al Jazeera

Latin American countries, once relatively open for Venezuelans, introduce new restrictions for migrants and refugees. Lima, Peru – Yonaimer Godoy and his wife peered into his cracked phone, their eyes stained with tears. “What are you doing over there?” Godoy’s father asked him through a video call. “Crying.” It was their son’s second …

As Venezuela’s crisis deepens, the most vulnerable are joining the exodus – The Washington Post

MAICAO, Colombia —  Mayerly Sánchez stood in the slow-moving food line at the refugee camp here, 10 miles from the Venezuela frontier. Deaf and mute, the 31-year-old single mother rubbed her stomach and gestured toward her mouth. “She wants to eat,” her 9-year-old son, Antonio, explained. Sánchez and Antonio, and tens of thousands like them here, embody a new phase in the largest …

Venezuela’s Maduro halts talks with opposition after US sanctions | Venezuela News | Al Jazeera

Negotiations scheduled in Barbados on Thursday and Friday shelved as Caracas blames US president for latest impasse. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has ordered his government’s representatives not to travel to Barbados for scheduled talks with the political opposition starting on Thursday, blaming the US sanctions for the impasse. Maduro “has decided to not send …