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27 Sep 2018 description
report UN General Assembly

AG/12064
26 SEPTEMBRE 2018
ASSEMBLÉE GÉNÉRALE PLÉNIÈRE
SOIXANTE-TREIZIÈME SESSION, 8E & 9E SÉANCES PLÉNIÈRES, MATIN & APRÈS-MIDI

26 Sep 2018 description
report UN General Assembly

GA/12064
26 SEPTEMBER 2018
GENERAL ASSEMBLY PLENARY
SEVENTY-THIRD SESSION, 8TH & 9TH MEETINGS (AM & PM)

Tackling a wide range of international concerns ranging from the long‑term consequences of colonialism and climate change to increasing inequality and the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, nearly 40 Heads of State and Government recalled the lessons of history and spoke of challenges, initiatives and progress, as the General Assembly general debate entered its second day.

26 Sep 2018 description

UN Headquarters, New York, 26 September 2018

As delivered

Let me offer five points of summary from the discussion.

Firstly, CERF is the first and aspires to continue to be the fastest. It was the first contributor to the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of Congo in March/April this year. Just a few days after the massive influx of Rohingya to Cox’s Bazar from 25th August last year, CERF was one of the first to make an allocation. And CERF was one of the first to leverage funds for the hurricanes in the Caribbean last September.

26 Sep 2018 description

Autoridades civiles y militares desplegaron un operativo asistencial a las familias afectadas por la crecida del río Orinoco en 21 comunidades de las parroquias Soledad y Mamo del municipio Independencia, ubicado en la zona sur del estado Anzoátegui.

El alcalde Carlos Vidal destacó que junto al Gobierno nacional cumplen con la atención médica, alimentaria y de salud pública a más de 1.800 personas.

Vidal puntualizó que 16 instituciones participan en las jornadas que iniciaron este miércoles y se mantendrán hasta el próximo sábado 29 de septiembre.

26 Sep 2018 description

El Secretario General de la Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA), Luis Almagro, expresa su total respaldo a la decisión de los Presidentes de Argentina, Mauricio Macri, de Chile, Sebastián Piñera, de Colombia, Iván Duque, de Paraguay, Mario Abdo Benítez, de Perú, Martín Vizcarra, y del Primer Ministro de Canadá, Justin Trudeau, de remitir a la Corte Penal Internacional (CPI) la investigación sobre la existencia de crímenes de lesa humanidad en Venezuela.

26 Sep 2018 description

Sixty-ninth session

1-5 October 2018

Update of UNHCR’s operations in the Americas

A. Situational context including new developments

Venezuela situation

The ongoing political and socio-economic developments in Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) have led to the outflow of at least 2.6 million Venezuelans into neighbouring countries, the Southern Cone and the Caribbean and beyond.

26 Sep 2018 description

The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, expressed his complete support for the decision of the Presidents of Argentina, Mauricio Macri; of Chile, Sebastián Piñera; of Colombia, Iván Duque; of Paraguay, Mario Abdo Benítez; of Peru, Martín Vizcarra; and of the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, to refer to the International Criminal Court (ICC) the investigation into the existence of crimes against humanity in Venezuela.

26 Sep 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch

(New York) – Six governments have taken an unprecedented step by requesting the International Criminal Court (ICC) to open an investigation in Venezuela, Human Rights Watch said today.

26 Sep 2018 description

Comisiones de las alcaldías de los municipios Guaicaipuro y Carrizal del estado Miranda, región central del país, se mantienen desplegadas para atender a las familias afectadas por las fuertes precipitaciones acaecidas el domingo 23 de septiembre.

El director de Protección Civil (PC) Guaicaipuro, Cesar Morelo, informó que hasta el momento se reportan unas 17 viviendas afectadas por deslizamiento de talud en el sector Guareguare de la parroquia Cecilio Acosta, cifra que puede incrementarse a 40 debido a que continúan haciendo labores de inspecciones.

25 Sep 2018 description

Vice President Mike Pence announced today at the 73rd regular session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, NY, more than $48 million in additional humanitarian U.S. assistance for Venezuelans affected by the man-made crisis in Venezuela.

25 Sep 2018 description
report REACH Initiative

General Objective

Assess the current information sources, main information needs and preferred information channels for Venezuelan migrants and asylum seekers in Roraima state and Manaus town, in order to assist humanitarian actors with improving communication with communities.

25 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

The Latin America and Caribbean region is increasingly impacted by natural disasters as well as population movements. In 2017, more than 15.6 million people - including 8 million children were affected by natural disasters. Hurricanes resulted in aggravating the humanitarian situation of more than 1.4 million people in Cuba, Haiti and the Eastern Caribbean islands. Mexico was severely hit by two major earthquakes in September 2017, while floods and landslides further exacerbated the needs of vulnerable children and their families in Colombia and Peru.

24 Sep 2018 description

Bogotá (sep. 24/18). En respuesta a la solicitud del Gobierno de Colombia para que se reconozca el impacto de la crisis migratoria venezolana a nivel regional y multilateral, y como consecuencia de la reunión del Consejo Permanente de la Organización de Estados Americanos, OEA, en la que se abordó el impacto de la migración en el continente, a través de la Orden Ejecutiva No. 18-03, firmada por el Secretario General de la OEA, Luis Almagro, se estableció el grupo de trabajo para abordar la crisis regional de migrantes y refugiados venezolanos.

24 Sep 2018 description

Traditionally, the migration dynamic in the Americas has been marked by intra- and extra-regional patterns. In recent years, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has seen changes in its migration processes with an intensification of flows towards traditional destinations as well as new destinations in the region and the world. This report presents information available as of September 2018.

EVOLUTION OF THE VENEZUELAN POPULATION ABROAD

23 Sep 2018 description
report El País

Duque se estrena en la Asamblea General con la emergencia migratoria y la lucha antidroga como urgencias.

23 Sep 2018 description

En la madrugada de este sábado arribaron al Aeropuerto Internacional de Maiquetía, estado Vargas, un tercer grupo de 92 venezolanos que se encontraban en Ecuador y que solicitaron ser acogidos por el Plan Vuelta a la Patria, impulsado por el Ejecutivo Nacional para apoyar a los connacionales que emigraron pero que, tras encontrarse con una realidad adversa en otras naciones, ahora desean retornar al país.

La información la dio a conocer el ministro para Relaciones Exteriores, Jorge Arreaza, a través de su cuenta en Twitter, con imágenes alusivas a la llegada de los venezolanos.

22 Sep 2018 description

Diphtheria in the Americas - Summary of the situation

Between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 37 of 2018, three countries in the Region of the Americas (Colombia, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) have reported confirmed cases of diphtheria. While in Colombia no new cases have been detected (since July 2018), in Haiti and Venezuela the outbreaks are ongoing.

The following is a summary of the epidemiological situation in these countries.

22 Sep 2018 description

Situation Summary

In 2018, as of 21 September, a total of 6,629 confirmed cases of measles, including 72 deaths, have been reported in 11 countries of the Region of the Americas: Antigua and Barbuda (1 case), Argentina (11 cases), Brazil (1,735 cases, including 10 deaths), Canada (22 cases), Colombia (85 cases), Ecuador (19 cases), Guatemala (1 case), Mexico (5 cases), Peru (21 cases), the United States of America (124 cases), and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (4,605 cases, including 62 deaths).

21 Sep 2018 description

Más de 90 venezolanos regresan este viernes al país provenientes de Ecuador con el Plan Vuelta a la Patria, que impulsa el Ejecutivo Nacional a fin de repatriar a los venezolanos que emigraron y han sido víctimas de malos tratos en el exterior.

A través de la cuenta en twitter de la Embajada de Venezuela en Ecuador, se conoció que estos venezolanos ya se están reuniendo en la sede diplomática venezolana en dicho país.