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29 Aug 2018 description

Se prevé transferir a mil más en septiembre

Gobierno inicia la sexta etapa del proceso de interiorización de los inmigrantes que cruzaron la frontera del país, huyendo de la crisis política y económica de Venezuela. Así, 187 venezolanos dejan hoy (28) Boa Vista, en Roraima, con destino a las capitales de los estados de Amazonas (65), Paraíba (69) y São Paulo (53) en busca de nuevas oportunidades.

28 Aug 2018 description

A thousand others are expected to be resettled in September

Por Carolina Gonçalves, Brasília

The Brazilian government is initiating the sixth stage of the relocation process with the immigrants entering Brazil to flee the political and economic crisis in Venezuela. A total of 187 Venezuelans left Boa Vista, Roraima, today (Aug. 28), heading for the state capitals of Amazonas (65), Paraíba (69), and São Paulo (53), in search of new opportunities.

28 Aug 2018 description

These are the countries with the most Venezuelan immigrants

Por Renata Giraldi, Brasília

The Brazilian, Colombian, Ecuadorian, and Peruvian ambassadors have been meeting since yesterday (Aug. 27) at Colombia’s Dirección de Migraciones in Bogotá, in an attempt to devise joint efforts to address the crisis sparked by the exodus of Venezuelans from their country.

24 Aug 2018 description

Una nueva reunión ministerial discute la crisis en la frontera

El presidente Michel Temer promueve este lunes (20), en el Palacio de Planalto, una nueva etapa de reuniones con siete ministros para intentar solucionar la crisis que involucra a los inmigrantes venezolanos en el estado fronterizo de Roraima.

22 Aug 2018 description

In Pacaraima public schools, of 2,030 new students, 530 are foreigners

Since the surge in the number of Venezuelan immigrants entering Brazil this year, schools in the border town of Pacaraima, in the northern Roraima state, have struggled to cope with overcrowded classrooms.

The town’s public schools were attended by 1,338 students in 2017, among them Brazilians and Venezuelans. This year, public schools saw the enrollment of 2,030 students—530 of whom foreigners—from nursery to sixth grade, the school years under the responsibility of the town government.

21 Aug 2018 description

The atmosphere is reported to seem calm on the border with Venezuela

Por Débora Brito

A technical team assembled by the Brazilian government with specialists from multiple ministries is visiting the town of Pacaraima, in the northern state of Roraima, which currently shelters thousands of Venezuelan immigrants.

The team arrived yesterday evening (Aug. 20) in state capital Boa Vista, and held meetings with state officials, members of social organizations, and UN agencies.

21 Aug 2018 description

State officials asked the Supreme Court to hold a special hearing

Por Alex Rodrigues

Roraima state authorities asked Brazil’s Supreme Court to order a conciliation hearing with representatives from the federal government and the 26 other states to address the humanitarian crisis caused by the increasing number of Venezuelan immigrants seeking refuge in Brazil over the last two years.

20 Aug 2018 description

President Michel Temer is holding another round of meetings on Monday (Aug. 20) at the Planalto presidential palace in a bid to seek a solution to the crisis involving Venezuelan immigrants in Roraima, the Brazilian state bordering with Venezuela. Seven ministers were called to attend.

26 Jul 2018 description

The goal is to relocate immigrants to cities across the country

Por Ana Cristina Campos
Brasília

The process of resettling Venezuelan immigrants in Brazil will be permanent. The information was unveiled early this week by the president’s Chief of Staff Eliseu Padilha after he hosted in Brasília 50 Venezuelans transferred from Boa Vista, capital of Roraima, a state in the Brazilian Amazon.

05 Jul 2018 description

Se irán desde Roraima a Pernambuco, Paraíba y Río de Janeiro

Tres ciudades brasileñas reciben este martes (3) a inmigrantes venezolanos en una nueva etapa del proceso de interiorización. Se tiene previsto el traslado de 164 refugiados e inmigrantes que se encuentran en Boa Vista (Roraima), a las ciudades de Igarassu (Pernambuco); Conde (Paraíba), y Río de Janeiro.

Según el gobierno federal y las Naciones Unidas, la internalización es el proceso de trasladar a los venezolanos a otras ciudades del país.

04 Jul 2018 description

They set off from Roraima to Pernambuco, Paraíba, and Rio de Janeiro

Today (Jul. 3), three Brazilian cities are slated to welcome Venezuelan immigrants as part of a new stage in the relocation process. A total of 164 refugee applicants and immigrants are expected to set off from Boa Vista, capital city of Roraima state, north Brazil. They are to be resettled in Igarassu, Pernambuco; Conde, Paraíba; and Rio de Janeiro.

25 Jun 2018 description

The Europeans will visit refugee camps on the Brazil–Venezuela border

Por Marieta Cazarré

A delegation formed by seven members of the European Parliament is expected to arrive in Brazil today (Jun. 25) and proceed to Colombia in order to scrutinize the situation facing the Venezuelan refugees on the borders shared by the two countries with Venezuela.

07 May 2018 description

The funds will be available by June this year

Moved by the humanitarian crisis sparked by the large amount of Venezuelans fleeing into Brazil, European governments decided to donate 2.5 million euros to help provide shelter to refugees in other Brazilian cities, where Venezuelans will likely find better living and working conditions, said Ambassador João Cravinho, head of the European Union’s delegation in Brazil.

26 Apr 2018 description

Los fondos estarán disponibles hasta junio de este año

Sensibilizados ante la crisis humanitaria provocada por el éxodo de venezolanos hacia Brasil, los gobiernos europeos decidieron donar 2,5 millones de euros para ayudar a reubicar a los refugiados en diversas ciudades brasileñas, donde probablemente encontrarán mejores condiciones de vida y trabajo, según informó el jefe de la Delegación de la Unión Europea en Brasil, el embajador João Cravinho.

20 Apr 2018 description

The request is believed to contravene deals signed by Brazil

Por Ana Cristina Campos

The Office of Brazil’s Prosecutor-General has spoken out against the request filed by the state government of Roraima, north Brazil, to temporarily close the country’s borders with Venezuela.

The request to shut the borders or limit the number of refugees entering Brazil contravenes international commitments in human rights agreements signed by Brazil, the document signed by Deputy Prosecutor-General Luciano Mariz Maia reads.

19 Apr 2018 description

Según el órgano, la solicitud viola acuerdos firmados por Brasil

La Procuraduría General de la República (PGR) se manifestó contra el pedido de la gobernadora del estado de Roraima, Suely Campos, para que se cierre temporalmente la frontera brasileña con Venezuela. Según el viceprocurador general, Luciano Mariz Maia, quien firma el documento enviado al Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), la solicitud para cerrar la frontera o limitar el número de refugiados que entran a Brasil viola directamente obligaciones internacionales de derechos humanos asumidas por el país.

05 Apr 2018 description

The efforts to resettle Venezuelan immigrants in the northern Brazilian state of Roraima to other states started today (Apr. 5). At least 267 immigrants are being relocated to the cities of São Paulo and Cuiabá (Mato Grosso) in Brazilian Air Force airplanes.

On Thursday, 116 immigrants are to land in São Paulo. Tomorrow, 69 Venezuelans will be received in Cuiabá, and another 83 in São Paulo.

05 Apr 2018 description

Luana Karen – Reportera de TV NBR y Letycia Bond – Reportera de Agência Brasil

El proceso de interiorización de los inmigrantes venezolanos que están en Roraima (norte) a otros estados empezó este jueves (5). Por lo menos 267 inmigrantes serán llevados a São Paulo y Cuiabá en aviones de la Fuerza Aérea Brasileña (FAB).

Un total de 116 inmigrantes aterrizarán en Paulo este mismo jueves. Mañana, 69 venezolanos serán acogidos en Cuiabá y otros 83 en São Paulo.

24 Mar 2018 description

Camila Boehm - Reportera de Agência Brasil

El proceso de interiorización de los inmigrantes venezolanos que están en Roraima, estado de la Región Norte del país, empieza en abril, llevando parte de ellos a las ciudades de São Paulo, en la Región Sudeste de Brasil, y Manaus, en el vecino estado de Amazonas, según informó la Casa Civil del gobierno estadual,

22 Feb 2018 description

Ana Cristina Campos reports from Agência Brasil

Representatives from the governments of Brazil and Colombia met this Tuesday (Feb 21) at the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Relations to discuss the impact of the increased influx of Venezuelans into the two countries. According to Brazil Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes, the countries have exchanged experiences and information as to how to bolster cooperation efforts to address this “social emergency.”