Why the Caribbean is a dangerous escape for Venezuelans
Nayrobis Rodriguez and Joshua Collins
For jobless and hungry Venezuelans, Trinidad and Tobago seems like a good prospect. The reality on arrival can be harsh, especially for women. As desperation grows, Venezuelans look to a dangerous Caribbean escape route. Far from the well-trodden border crossings in western Venezuela, shrinking resources and acute gas shortages have left many increasingly desperate residents along the Caribbean coast with few options other than a dangerous maritime crossing if they want to leave.
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May 4, 2021 - 8:12pm