Haitian immigrants attend a meeting at town square in Inapari, ...
Feb 3rd, 2012
(Reuters) - Haitian immigrants attend a meeting at town square in Inapari, Peru's border with Brazil, February 2, 2012. Over 250 Haitian immigrants have been stuck in Inapari, a remote border town some 1,620 km (1,005 miles) southeast of Lima, hoping to enter Brazil, after Brazil's government closed the border for them. Haitians are looking for opportunities in Brazil, which has enjoyed years of growing economic prosperity and attracted billions of dollars in foreign investment. Brazil recently agreed to grant work visas to thousands of poor Haitians escaping the quake-ravaged nation, but Brasilia is looking to stem illegal immigration. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo (PERU - Tags: SOCIETY IMMIGRATION POLITICS BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT) -
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