More than 4,000 migrants are arriving in Ecuador each day in an attempt to flee the ongoing crises in Venezuela.
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A meeting is held in Lima attended by representatives from Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, and Brazil, to develop requests for aid in regards to Venezuelan immigrants, which will be sent to organisations including the United Nations and International Red Cross. Yesterday, there was a similar meeting in Bogotá. A larger meeting has been set-up to be held in Quito in early September, to be attended by representatives from 14 countries and 10 international organisations.
After an emergency summit, eleven nations of Latin America (including Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador, and Peru) announce that they will all admit Venezuelan migrants without the required travel documents.
Colombia is preparing to declare an economic and social emergency in the region of La Guajira, which borders Venezuela.
The Brazilian government sends armed forces to be stationed along its Venezuelan border for two weeks, due to a large increase in migrants from Venezuela.
Peru declares a 60-day public health crisis in its northern provinces, with concern of the Venezuelan migrants spreading diseases.