Leaders of the BRICS major emerging economies made no mention of Venezuela during a two-day summit in Brazil's capital, according to diplomats, putting aside a rift over the fate of the chaotic South American country to focus on global economic issues instead.
Funding of $1.35 billion will be needed to provide healthcare, education, nutrition and other services to Venezuelan migrants and to help their hosts in 2020, non-governmental organizations said on Wednesday.
Backers of Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido left the country's embassy in Brasilia on Wednesday, after a tense 11-hour standoff that created a diplomatic embarrassment for Brazil's right-wing government.
Healthcare, education, nutrition and other services will cost countries hosting Venezuelan migrants $1.35 billion next year, non-governmental organizations said on Wednesday, as they called for increased donations from the international community.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said his government was working to avoid violence after supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido gained access to the country's embassy in Brasilia on Wednesday.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was not aware of plans by supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido for an "invasion" of the country's embassy in Brasilia, security advisors to Bolsonaro said on Wednesday.
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