On the Run From Maduro, Venezuelans Reshape Migration Patterns in South America

On the Run From Maduro, Venezuelans Reshape Migration Patterns in South America
People search for their names on voter lists for mayoral elections at a polling station, Caracas, Venezuela, Dec. 10, 2017 (AP photo by Ariana Cubillos).

In this week’s Trend Lines podcast, WPR’s editor-in-chief, Judah Grunstein, managing editor, Frederick Deknatel, and associate editor, Omar H. Rahman, discuss Russian President Vladimir Putin’s victory lap during his visit to Syria on Dec. 11 and the extent of Russian influence in a changing Middle East. For the Report, Stephania Corpi talks with Peter Dörrie about how the ongoing political, economic and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela is driving a wave of outmigration into neighboring countries in South America.

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