Work permits being distributed at the migration centre in Rio Branco
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Brazil: The 'El Dorado' for international migrants?

Many migrants looking for a better life or escaping persecution in their own countries are entering the jungle state of Acre in the north-western corner of Brazil.

People arriving at the state migration centre in the town of Rio Branco are mainly from Haiti, Central America, Senegal and beyond.

For the time being, this is quite possibly one of the most welcoming places on the planet for a migrant or refugee to arrive.

Wyre Davies reports.

  • 14 Oct 2014
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