Emergency Response: venezuelan refugees in ColombiaArticles and Opinion
Riohacha, La Guajira.
For several years, Venezuela was the richest country in South America. However, it is currently in an economic, social and institutional collapse, which has caused a regional humanitarian crisis and massive migration.
This is the worst humanitarian crisis in the west hemisphere, since around 1.6 million Venezuelans have crossed the border and about 800,000 remained in Colombia.
"Tens of thousands of people are abandoning their families out of desperation, hoping to have an opportunity in Colombia," says Provash Budden, Regional Director of the America...