Peru declares emergency at border as Venezuelans flee crisis at home

FILE PHOTO: Peru's President Martin Vizcarra speaks during an interview with Reuters in Pucallpa, Peru August 9, 2018. REUTERS/Guadalupe Pardo

LIMA (Reuters) – Peru on Tuesday declared a health emergency at its northern border as thousands of Venezuelans, fleeing economic crisis and hunger at home, continued to stream into the country despite tightening entry requirements. Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra declared a 60-day emergency in two provinces on Peru’s northern border, citing “imminent danger” to health […]

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