Hundreds of desperate migrants are living in makeshift settlements near the Venezuelan border.
By Dylan Baddour; photos by Pu Ying Huang
27 February 2020
This article originally appeared on VICE US
As Venezuela’s economy plumbs the depths of collapse, a new cohort of refugees is trekking across parched landscapes to Colombia. It consists of the most vulnerable, including poor expectant mothers, unaccompanied children and the sick, people with no defence against the predations of armed bands.
By Bram Ebus; 25 February 2020
This article originally appeared on CrisisGroup.org
Venezuela’s ongoing leadership dispute is doing nothing to solve the country's economic woes or stem the outward flood of its impoverished citizens. Unless there is a return to democracy and a halt in corruption, little will change, says Eric Farnsworth of the Council of the Americas and Americas Society.
By Eric Farnsworth; 26 February 2020
This article originally appeared on TheBanker.com