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Montevideo, April 19th 2019 - 10:31 UTC

The Uruguayan Foreign Ministry describes the number of immigrants arriving in the country as “never seen before”

Thursday, June 7th 2018 - 23:10 UTC
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Immigration to Uruguay, Argentina and Chile has exploded exponentially in recent years. It is receiving an “unprecedented” daily requests for refuge in the southern country, according to the Director of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law of the Uruguayan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dianela Pi, who explained to MercoPress that “There are acts of discrimination and xenophobia that are emerging in Uruguay as never before” as a result of the migratory phenomenon. This wave comes mostly from citizens of Venezuelan origin. Read full article


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  • chronic

    Open your gates.

    Embrace your brethren.

    No borders.

    Where IS the compassion in the south?

    Jun 10th, 2018 - 04:20 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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