Colombia

UN refugee agency steps up activities along Colombian-Venezuelan border

To meet the needs of a growing number of Colombian refugees arriving in Venezuela after fleeing violence and threats, United Nations refugee agency is stepping up its intervention along the border.

Fresh violence forces locals to flee Colombia’s Arauca region, UN reports

Violence between guerilla groups in Colombia has forced approximately 1,000 people to flee the eastern Arauca region over the past year and a half, the United Nations refugee agency reports.