International | UN official confirms thousands of Venezuelans are leaving each day amid a global migration wave
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 10/09/18, 03:01 pm
About 5,000 Venezuelans are leaving their country every day in the largest population movement in Latin America’s recent history, Filippo Grandi, the United Nations high commissioner for refugees, told the UN executive committee last week.
The startling figure brought renewed attention to Venezuela’s growing migration crisis, an emergency the government has refused to acknowledge.