Ecuador tightens entry requirements as Venezuelan migration swells

Venezuelan migrants stand in line to register their exit from Colombia before entering into Ecuador, at the Rumichaca International Bridge, Colombia August 9, 2018. REUTERS/Daniel Tapia

QUITO (Reuters) – Ecuador on Thursday said that all foreigners entering the country would need a passport from Saturday, an apparent attempt to curb rising numbers of Venezuelan migrants fleeing their homeland. Members of the Andean Community – which includes Venezuela and Ecuador – have an existing agreement that allow citizens to cross borders between […]

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