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After leaving Venezuela, migrants face tough times abroad

Venezuela's mass migration, one of the biggest ones ever, is weighing on Colombia, Ecuador and Peru — consequently reducing entry for Venezuelan migrants.

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Honduran migrant caravan crosses Guatemala border, US-bound

Hundreds of Honduran migrants have crossed the Guatemalan border hoping to make it to new lives in the United States, far from the poverty and violence of their home nation

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Fleeing hardship at home, Venezuelan migrants struggle abroad, too

Every few minutes, the reeds along the Tachira River rustle. Smugglers, in ever growing numbers, emerge with a ragtag group of Venezuelan migrants – ...

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Honduran migrant group grows, heading for United States

A growing group of more than 1,500 Honduran migrants headed for the United States moved toward the Guatemalan border on Sunday, witnesses and ...

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Migrant caravan swells in Honduras as group nears Guatemala

Hundreds more Hondurans have joined a caravan of migrants moving toward the country’s border with Guatemala in a desperate attempt to flee poverty ...

22 migrants killed in Turkey truck crash

At least 22 people were killed Sunday when a truck overturned while carrying a group of migrants in the province of Izmir.

22 killed as truck carrying migrants crashes

Twenty-two migrants were killed and 13 others were injured Sunday when a truck carrying them overturned, Turkey's state-run news agency Anadolu reported.

More than 1,000 Honduran migrants walking through Central America

A caravan of more than 1,000 Hondurans is winding its way toward their country's border with Guatemala, with the goal of starting a better life in the United States.

22 migrants die in truck crash in Turkey, 13 others injured

Turkey's official news agency says at least 15 migrants have been killed in a traffic accident, among them children.

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Spontaneous caravan of migrants winds way through Honduras

A caravan of more than 1,000 Hondurans is winding its way toward their country’s border with Guatemala, with the goal of reaching a better life in ...

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Trump says he is considering a new family separation policy at U.S.-Mexico border

“If they feel there will be separation, they won’t come,” the president said, referring to migrants seeking to cross the U.S. border.

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Venezuelan opposition activist released from jail, arrives in Spain

A Venezuelan opposition activist who was freed from jail after four years arrived in Madrid on Saturday where the Spanish government said it hoped his release would help end the political crisis in the South American country.

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Behind Bavaria's harsh rhetoric, schools offer migrants warm welcome

Omar Alnifawi was 16 when he fled Syria's civil war with his family. After four years working menial jobs in Lebanon to help pay for their journey on to Europe, he had given up on ever going back to school.

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Smugglers abandon more than 1,400 migrants in Arizona desert since August

Smugglers have been abandoning large groups of migrants in the Sonoran desert near the Mexico border, officials saySmugglers have been abandoning large groups of Central American migrants in Arizona’s harsh cactus-studded Sonoran desert near the border with Mexico, alarming border patrol officials who say the trend is putting hundreds of children ...

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Three migrants found dead off Spanish coast: rescuers

Three migrants drowned and 354 were rescued from dinghies in Spanish waters on Friday, the maritime rescue service said.

Border officials alarmed by migrants abandoned in the desert

"We've seen large groups in the past, but never on this scale," a border patrol agent said.

OPEC: Venezuelan, Iranian monthly oil production down in September

Oil production in Venezuela, a country with the world's biggest reserves, reached a new low in September as it goes through political and economic ...

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France summons Venezuela ambassador over ‘suspicious’ death

France’s Foreign Ministry says it has summoned Venezuela’s ambassador to France over the “suspicious” death earlier this week of an opposition councilor jailed by Venezuelan intelligence police on allegations he plotted to kill President Nicolas Maduro

Wealthy Bavaria braces for a seismic shift

One week before regional elections in Bavaria, Katrin Ebner-Steiner campaigns with an infectious smile, handing out leaflets to voters with slogans such as "Protect Our Wives and Daughters" or "Money for Pensioners Not Illegal Migrants."

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Serbia abolishes visa-free travel with Iran over EU pressure

Serbia has abolished vise-free travel with Iran apparently in response to European Union pressure after the system was abused by migrants trying to reach the bloc

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Open the Door to Venezuelan Migrants

The Western Hemisphere should share responsibility for casualties of the socialist dictatorship.

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Moroccan navy fires on migrant boat, wounding teenager

A Moroccan military official says that a 16-year-old boy was shot in the shoulder by a Royal Navy unit that opened fire on a boat carrying some 50 ...

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Sweden, Land of Migrants

Swedes must remember our own history and stand up against a party fueling anti-immigrant sentiment.

Sudden release of hundreds of migrants in Phoenix is 'start of dam breaking'

"You'll start to see this all across the southern border soon," a senior DHS official told NBC News.

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Venezuela opposition honors politician who died in jail, U.N. calls for probe

Singing the national anthem while carrying his coffin, Venezuelan lawmakers on Tuesday paid tribute to an opposition politician whom authorities say killed himself by jumping out a window while in prison but whose party says was murdered.

UN calls for investigation into jailed Venezuelan leader's death

Alban, an opposition councilman, died on Monday after being detained on Friday.

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U.N. calls for probe on death of jailed Venezuelan politician

The U.N. human rights office on Tuesday called for an independent investigation into the death of a Venezuelan opposition politician whom authorities say killed himself by jumping out a window while in custody but whose party says was murdered.

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