Venezuelan scavengers vie with vultures for Brazilian trash

Venezuelan migrants hang from a truck at the garbage dump in the border city of Pacaraima, Brazil April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

PACARAIMA, Brazil (Reuters) – Surrounded by vultures perched on trees awaiting their turn, Venezuelan migrants scrape out a living scavenging for metal, plastic, cardboard and food in a Brazilian border town’s rubbish dump. Trapped in a wasteland limbo, they barely make enough to feed their families and cannot afford a bus ticket to get away […]

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