Almost 11,000 Brazilians Abroad Are Unable to Return Home Amid the Pandemic

Itamaraty Palace in Brasília

Itamaraty Palace in Brasília

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Anac data considers only those who already had a return ticket purchased

With the closure of land and air borders enacted in several countries amid the coronavirus pandemic, thousands of Brazilian tourists found themselves without a return flight, unable to leave the hotel because of the quarantine and not knowing when they could return home.

Anac (National Civil Aviation Agency), which launched an online form to register Brazilians who had purchased tickets to return, but cannot because of restrictions, had received almost 11 thousand registrations of people in this situation by Monday, March 23.

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