Refugees

Woman carrying baby wrapped in a blanket in the street (© Fernando Llano/AP Images)

How the former Maduro regime hurts Venezuelan women

Nicolás Maduro's corruption and mismanagement place Venezuelan women and girls, whether at home or overseas, in harm's way.
Medical staff looking at man on gurney (© Nelson Almeida/AFP/Getty Images)

Maduro’s praise of indigenous Venezuelans rings hollow

After government troops killed and injured several members of Venezuela's indigenous Pemon people in February, more than 1,300 fled to Brazil.
Pompeo and Moreno (© Ecuadorean Presidency/Handout/ Reuters)

The renewed U.S.-Ecuador relationship

Secretary Mike Pompeo says the U.S. is redoubling its efforts to strengthen ties in the Western Hemisphere, including its relationship with Ecuador.
Close-up of man (State Dept.)video

World Refugee Day 2019: Focus on Venezuela [video]

June 20 is World Refugee Day, a day to recognize the plight of millions forced to flee their homes. Learn one Venezuelan family's story.
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Russia hinders Venezuela’s recovery, Pompeo says

Russia recently sent military personnel and weapons to Venezuela's dictator Nicolás Maduro under the guise of "humanitarian aid."
Man with painted face holding Venezuelan flag aloft (© Shutterstock)video

United in support for Venezuela [video]

The international community is working to support the Venezuelan people. Some countries are also hosting those who have fled.
Gerybel Torres and Manuel Barroeta sitting in room (State Dept.)video

Venezuelan journalists describe persecution [video]

Journalists Manuel Barroeta and Gerybel Torres describe the persecution they faced while living in Venezuela but express hope for the future of the country.
People in crowd holding hands in air (© Fernando Vergara/AP Images)

U.S. helps Venezuelans in Colombia

A new $2.5 million initiative will help provide food and medical care to hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans who have fled poverty, hunger and tyranny.
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The U.S. response to the global compact on migration

The United States and other countries as diverse as Australia and Hungary are opposing a U.N. proposal on migration. Read why the U.S. acted this way.