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Migrants trek south through Bolivia.

Migrants trek south through Bolivia.

Photographer: Lucas Aguayo/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images

Venezuelan Migrants Are Coming Home as Maduro Embraces Capitalism

An unlikely economic rebound is luring back some of the 6 million who fled

For years, one tragedy after another forced them from Venezuela: Hyperinflation, famine, malaria outbreaks and a grid collapse that left the entire nation in the dark for a week. In all, 6 million people fled in what’s become the greatest humanitarian crisis in modern history in the Western Hemisphere.

Now, a reversal is starting to take shape. Tens of thousands are coming home.