Around 4.2 million refugees and migrants from Venezuela have left their country seeking asylum. They are fleeing from a crisis characterized by violence, human rights violations, corruption, hyperinflation, and poverty. Unlike other refugee crises, the one in Venezuela is not due to conventional war or conflict, yet the conditions people face are not too different from those in an active war zone. Despite the massive scale of displacement, the humanitarian crisis remains highly underfunded, and the international community is not giving it the attention it needs to ensure the protection and security of these refugees.
Colombia y sus ciudadanos han sufrido por la violencia de los grupos guerrilleros por más de media década. Recientemente, los grupos guerrilleros restantes están perdiendo miembros rápidamente debido a la desmovilización.
On November 29, 2019, five indigenous leaders in what is arguably Colombia’s most dangerous department, Cauca, were killed in the small town of Tacueyo in a massacre led by reemerging dissident rebels.