Colombia

UNESCO chief condemns 'heinous' assassination of Colombian journalist

The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today condemned the “heinous” assassination of an outspoken Colombian journalist and called for the punishment of those responsible.

UN agency lauds Venezuela for granting Colombians refugee status

The United Nations refugee agency today hailed Venezuela's granting of refugee status to the first group of Colombian asylum seekers to pass through its new application process.