#Venezuela Crisis

  • Article: Colombia to Train an 'Elite Unit' to Combat Human Trafficking

    Colombia to Train an 'Elite Unit' to Combat Human Trafficking

    Aug. 1, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Victims of forced labor are often found in mining, agriculture, and as crop pickers in coca fields. Read more

  • Article: Colombia's Venezuelan Migrants Left Hungry Amid Aid Shortage

    Colombia's Venezuelan Migrants Left Hungry Amid Aid Shortage

    July 24, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Venezuela's economic collapse has unleashed the biggest migratory crisis in recent South America. Read more

  • Article: 4 Ways the Venezuela Crisis Is Affecting Children's Education

    4 Ways the Venezuela Crisis Is Affecting Children's Education

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|June 14, 2019

    Parents can’t afford school supplies or food, and children are forced to work. Read more

  • Article: Angelina Jolie Urges Aid and Compassion for Migrants Fleeing Venezuela

    Angelina Jolie Urges Aid and Compassion for Migrants Fleeing Venezuela

    By Sushmita Roy|June 10, 2019

    “The human response is to not turn a blind eye.” Read more

  • Article: Thousands of Children Born to Venezuelan Migrants in Colombia Left Stateless

    Thousands of Children Born to Venezuelan Migrants in Colombia Left Stateless

    May 24, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Without identity documents, these children and their mothers are stuck in legal limbo. Read more

  • Article: Venezuelan Refugees Are Fleeing to Peru in Search of HIV Treatment

    Venezuelan Refugees Are Fleeing to Peru in Search of HIV Treatment

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 21, 2019

    ‘You can stay here and die or you can try to leave and find a solution to stay alive.’ Read more

  • Article: Canada Pledges $53 Million to Aid Crisis-Stricken Venezuela

    Canada Pledges $53 Million to Aid Crisis-Stricken Venezuela

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 5, 2019

    Since 2015, more than 3 million people have fled the country. Read more

  • Article: Venezuela's Crisis Has Put Women and Children at Higher Risk of Being Trafficked

    Venezuela's Crisis Has Put Women and Children at Higher Risk of Being Trafficked

    Aug. 30, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Traffickers are targeting migrants desperate to send money to their families. Read more