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Brazil closes border to Venezuelans after mass crossings: official

AFP  |  Sao Paulo 

closed its northern border today to to slow mass migration, local highway police said.

The measure follows a federal judge's decision yesterday that puts a stop to the entry of more until a greater number of immigrants from the economically beset South American nation are transferred elsewhere in

The border remains open to Brazilians and other nationalities, as well as to seeking to return to their home country, officials said.

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First Published: Tue, August 07 2018. 06:25 IST