Peru says repatriated Venezuelans a tiny fraction of daily influx

FILE PHOTO: Venezuelan migrants wait outside their embassy to register for a flight to return to their country, in Lima, Peru September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo

LIMA (Reuters) – Venezuela would have to dramatically step up efforts to fly its citizens home under its new “repatriation plan” in order to come anywhere close to offsetting the 1,300 Venezuelans who enter Peru every day, Peru’s top immigration official said on Friday. Venezuela launched the program last month after hundreds of thousands of […]

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