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11 Sep 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • U.S. Ambassador to Peru Krishna R.
    Urs announces $500,000 in USAID funding to support Venezuela regional crisis response health activities in Peru

  • Health actors record additional confirmed measles and diphtheria cases in Venezuela, as well as the continued regional spread of measles

  • Host governments continue to reevaluate immigration policies in light of ongoing population movements

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

10 Sep 2018 description

Distinguished President,
Director-General of the UN Office in Geneva,
Excellencies,
Colleagues and friends,

It is an honour to be called to this mandate, to assist States to uphold the human rights of their people, in this year in which we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

04 Sep 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch

Venezuela: Crisis de refugiados exige respuesta regional uniforme

Los gobiernos deberían colaborar para proteger los derechos de los venezolanos que huyen

03 Sep 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch

Venezuela: Refugee Crisis Requires Concerted Regional Response

Governments Should Collaborate to Protect Rights of Fleeing Venezuelans

27 Aug 2018 description

This monthly review, produced by IOM, provides a summary of news related to the implementation of the Peace Accord in Colombia, including disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration (DDR) processes. Also included are statistics on people in the process of reintegration and former child soldiers, with information provided by the Agency for Reincorporation and Normalization (ARN), and the Colombian Family Welfare Institute (ICBF).

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

Attacks against social leaders continue

21 Aug 2018 description

For Immediate Release
Monday, August 20, 2018 Office of Press Relations
Telephone: +1.202.712.4320 | Email: press@usaid.gov

Center for Strategic and International Studies
Washington, DC
August 20, 2018

ADMINISTRATOR GREEN: Good morning, everyone. Thank you, Dan, for that kind introduction and thanks to all of you for being here to help mark this very important occasion.

19 Aug 2018 description
report Voice of America

BOGOTÁ — Estados Unidos enviará un buque hospital de la Marina de Estados Unidos a Colombia para ayudar a tratar a algunos de los cientos de miles de personas que han huido de la violencia en Venezuela.

El secretario de Defensa, Jim Mattis, dijo el viernes a reporteros que viajaban con él a Washington desde Bogotá, Colombia, que probablemente enviaría el USNS Comfort con base en Norfolk, Virginia.

19 Aug 2018 description

PUNTOS DESTACADOS

 La cantidad de casos confirmados de sarampión a nivel regional aumenta aproximadamente un 50 por ciento entre junio y mediados de julio, según las organizaciones de salud.

 El Gobierno de Colombia anuncia su intención de otorgar permisos de trabajo y de residencia a más de 440 000 venezolanos indocumentados, que les permitirá el acceso a la salud.

18 Aug 2018 description

From U.S. Southern Command Public Affairs

MIAMI (NNS) -- USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) will deploy to Central America and South America in late September to begin a two-month humanitarian mission with stops in Colombia and the region.

During the deployment, military medical personnel will work alongside our partners to provide needed medical assistance, according to the needs defined by each stop.

10 Aug 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Regional confirmed measles caseload increases by approximately 50 percent from June to mid-July, health actors report

  • Government of Colombia (GoC) announces intention to grant more than 440,000 undocumented Venezuelans work and residency permits, allowing access to health care

  • U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley announces nearly $9 million in additional USAID funding to support Venezuela regional crisis humanitarian response activities in Colombia

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

08 Aug 2018 description

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Today, the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Nikki Haley announced nearly $9 million in additional humanitarian assistance to support Colombia's efforts to respond to an influx of people who have fled chaos and repression in Venezuela.

With this funding, the U.S. Government's humanitarian assistance for the regional response to the Venezuelan crisis now totals more than $46 million since Fiscal Year 2017.

07 Aug 2018 description

Hurricane John 

Eastern North Pacific and Mexico and Baja California Peninsula (Alert)
On 7 August 2018, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NOAA) reported Hurricane John is located 320 miles south west of Cabo Corrientes, Mexico and 345 miles south of the southern tip of Baja California, Mexico, with strong wind gusts; it is expected to become a major hurricane tonight or early tomorrow. The report is available in English at: National Hurricane Center.

06 Aug 2018 description

Colombia-Fuertes Lluvias 3/8/18

Las fuertes lluvias han estado afectando varias áreas del sureste de Colombia lo que ha provocado el desbordamiento de los ríos.
Según los medios locales, más de 9.500 familias se han visto afectadas por las inundaciones en los departamentos de Guainia y Vichada.
Durante las próximas 48 horas lluvias más fuertes con tormentas localizadas pueden continuar afectando las áreas ya afectadas

Venezuela- Fuertes Lluvias-3/8/18

30 Jul 2018 description

Tradicionalmente, la dinámica migratoria en las Américas se encuentra marcada por patrones intra y extra-regionales.

En años recientes, en la República Bolivariana de Venezuela se evidencian cambios en sus procesos migratorios. Así, en el último tiempo, se intensifican los flujos hacia los tradicionales destinos así como también nuevos destinos en la región y el mundo.

30 Jul 2018 description

Traditionally, migration dynamics in the Americas have been marked by intra- and extra-regional patterns. In recent years, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has seen changes in its migratory processes. Thus, both flows towards traditional destinations as well as flows towards new destinations in the region and the world have intensified. This report includes information on migratory trends in the region and in different countries, among others in Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Colombia, Guyana, Ecuador, Trinidad and Tobago, and the United States of America.