Venezuelan Jairo Rojas, 36, speaks with AFP at a bookshop where he works in Montevideo on May 31, 2017. 
Rojas moved in April 2015 to Uruguay, where he has published three books of poetry, won poetry prizes and launched a verse publishing operation with friends. Thousands of Venezuelans have left their country to escape the hardship and violence of its economic and political crisis. From Brazil to the United States to Europe, here are five faces and voices of these Venezuelans who have gone into exile over the past two years.
 / AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL ROJO / TO GO WITH AFP STORY 'Venezuelans in exile: five faces of crisis'        (Photo credit should read MIGUEL ROJO/AFP/Getty Images)