Venezuelan migrants’ dreams of new life dashed by Ecuador passport rule

Venezuelan migrants stand in line to register their exit from Colombia before entering Ecuador at the Rumichaca International Bridge in Ecuador August 17, 2018. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

IPIALES, Colombia (Reuters) – Tears welled up in Gabriel Malavolta’s eyes on Saturday as he realized his dream of a new life in Peru was over, at least for now. The 50-year-old mechanic fled Venezuela three days ago. He had hoped to make the overland crossing into Ecuador and then on to Lima, saying the […]

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