Coronavirus crisis heaps hardship on Brazilian migrants in Portugal | Reuters


Brazilians who make up Portugal’s biggest migrant community mainly came to Europe in search of a better life, but the coronavirus crisis has wiped out incomes and jobs for many – and even pushed some onto the street.

Life was not easy for Gomes, from Brasilia, who found a place in a Lisbon apartment, where over 20 people share five tiny bedrooms and cockroaches are common. But it got a lot worse when she lost her job just before Portugal’s March 18 lockdown.

Source: Coronavirus crisis heaps hardship on Brazilian migrants in Portugal – Reuters

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