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UN: Majority Fleeing Venezuela Need Refugee Protection

The U.N. refugee agency is calling on nations to accept those who are fleeing Venezuela, saying the majority "are in need of international refugee protection." In a news briefing Tuesday in Geneva, UNHCR spokesperson Liz Throssell cited worsening political, economic, human rights and humanitarian conditions in Venezuela that are driving the exodus. She said some 3.7 million people have left Venezuela, with 460,000 formally seeking asylum, mainly in neighboring...

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