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Latin America in Fresh Crisis Talks as Millions Flee Venezuela

People wait in line overnight to apply for passports at the Administrative Service of Identification, Migration, and Foreigners in Caracas.

People wait in line overnight to apply for passports at the Administrative Service of Identification, Migration, and Foreigners in Caracas.

Photographer: Manaure Quintero/Bloomberg
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Latin American governments will meet Wednesday to coordinate their response to region’s largest-ever migration crisis as Venezuela’s economic collapse causes millions to flee.

Regional governments including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru, met in Quito in September, where they pledged to help arrivals get permanent residence.