Southern hemisphere winter increases hardship for displaced Venezuelans
Southern Hemisphere winter intensifies hardship for displaced Venezuelans
UNHCR welcomes renewed commitment to protect refugees by Latin American and Caribbean states at key meeting
Refugees open up to Goodwill Ambassador Laport in Ecuador
UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Osvaldo Laport meets Colombian refugees in urban and rural areas of Ecuador and is struck by how traumatized many of them remain.
Q&A: Soap star Laport raises awareness about UNHCR in Latin America
Uruguayan actor Osvaldo Laport has been a Goodwill Ambassador since 2006. He recently went to Congo's North Kivu province on his first field trip for UNHCR.
Uruguay: UNHCR welcomes new refugee law
Actor Laport named as UNHCR's first Goodwill Ambassador from Latin America
Popular Uruguayan actor Osvaldo Laport has been named as the UN refugee agency's first Goodwill Ambassador from Latin America. The soap star received the official title at a high-profile public ceremony on Tuesday night in Buenos Aires, where he has been living for the past three decades.