Peru president vows to keep deporting Venezuelans with criminal records

Peruvian immigration police escort Venezuelan migrants prior to their deportation, after being accused of concealing that they had criminal records, according to Peru's Interior Ministry, in Lima, Peru June 6, 2019. REUTERS/Guadalupe Pardo

LIMA (Reuters) – Peru’s president on Thursday vowed to continue deporting Venezuelans with criminal records as long as necessary, part of a tougher stance towards Venezuelan migrants in the region as they continue to flee their crisis-stricken homeland in mass. The government of centrist President Martin Vizcarra started deporting groups of Venezuelans with criminal records […]

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