Aid groups strain as Venezuelan refugee crisis spills over
Peru has continued to soak up an enormous swell of Venezuelan refugees, a lot more than else aside from Colombia anywhere.
Many arrive exhausted after travelling for days without knowing how to proceed or where you can go.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has asserted that Venezuelan refugees are working in “slave-like” conditions in Peru, a claim the Peruvian government dismissed as “propaganda”.
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Nevertheless, aid groups and sympathetic Peruvians are struggling to maintain with the mass migration out of Venezuela.
Al Jazeera’s Mariana Sanchez visited meet a Peruvian businessman who’s create a shelter in the administrative centre Lima.