Eight out of ten refuge seekers in Brazil are Venezuelans

Brazil received 29,107 refugee requests last year from citizens of 117 countries, of which 22,856 (78.5%) corresponded to people from Venezuela who fled the severe political, social, and economic crisis caused by the regime of Nicolás Maduro.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to a report released on Monday, June 20, by the Brazilian Ministry of Justice and Public Security, eight out of ten people who requested refuge in Brazil in 2021 were from Venezuela.

Brazil received last year 29,107 requests for refuge from citizens of 117 countries, of which 22,856 (78.5%) corresponded to Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?