Desperate Venezuelans defy Ecuador’s passport rules and cross border

Venezuelan migrant waits in line to register their entry into Ecuador, at the Rumichaca International Bridge, in Tulcan, Ecuador August 19, 2018. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

IPIALES, Colombia (Reuters) – Dozens of furious Venezuelan migrants fleeing economic misery in Venezuela for a new life elsewhere on Sunday defied rules requiring they hold a valid passport to cross the border from Colombia into Ecuador, and authorities appeared to be allowing it. Hundreds of desperate people who traveled days from Venezuela, mostly by […]

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