UN High Commissioner for Refugees praises Latin America for its commitment to the inclusion of all those in need of protection
For displaced Venezuelans, regularization is the key to building productive lives
Far-reaching regularization schemes in Colombia and Ecuador are providing a lifeline to Venezuelan refugees and migrants who long to become self-sufficient.
COVID-19 worsens already difficult situation for older refugees in Latin America
A new study shows that the coronavirus pandemic has made it even harder for older refugees and other forcibly displaced people to feed themselves and keep a roof over their heads.
Across Latin America, displaced people receive the COVID-19 jab
Latin America is among the regions hardest hit by the coronavirus. But now, in countries such as Guyana, Ecuador and Peru, refugees in priority groups are among those getting the vaccine.
Venezuelan jeweller defies disability to start over in exile
Discrimination and hurdles in accessing jobs, schools and health care make it harder for millions of refugees and asylum-seekers with disabilities to restart their lives.
As COVID-19 pandemic roils Latin America, Venezuelans face wave of evictions
Lockdown job losses make it impossible for many vulnerable Venezuelan refugees and migrants to keep a roof over their heads.
Refugee community networks help detect COVID-19 in Ecuador
Coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc on displaced Venezuelans
COVID-19 stay-at-home orders have taken a heavy toll on Venezuelan refugees and migrants, many of whom were barely scraping by even before the pandemic hit.
Venezuelan doctor gives coronavirus tips to Ecuador's most vulnerable
Early in March, before COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, Samuel Suárez was already giving at-risk Ecuadorians in rural areas lifesaving tips to avoid infection.