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AMERICA/VENEZUELA – National survey (ENCOVI): poverty at the highest levels, employment decreases, only 5% of emigrants return

Caracas – In the last year, extreme poverty has increased in Venezuela by more than 8%, formal employment has lost 1.3 million jobs and educational coverage has decreased by 5%. These are the data collected by the Economic and Social Research Institute of the Catholic University Andrés Bello , for the national survey on living… Leggi tutto »

AMERICA/UNITED STATES – Highest number of US Border Patrol interventions at the border in more than two decades

Texas – The U.S. Border Patrol reported nearly 200,000 encounters with migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border in July, the highest monthly total in more than two decades.The number of monthly encounters had fallen to 16,182 in April 2020, shortly after the coronavirus outbreak forced the closure of the southwestern border and slowed migration across much… Leggi tutto »