“The departure of the caminantes, or walkers, began slowly in 2017 with young men hoping to find jobs and send money home. Now women and children, the sick and the elderly also are taking their chances, expanding an exodus that already is one of the biggest mass migrations in modern history. Each day an estimated 5,000 people flee.” The LA Times traveled along with some of them. Blankets, canned tuna and faith in God — how fleeing Venezuelans survive.

+ AP: 100s in river ‘no-man’s land’ after Mexico troops block way.

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