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  • In the Southern Caribbean, the first confirmed deaths at sea of Venezuelans were reported, when 5 bodies washed ashore in Curacao after a boat carrying some 30 Venezuelans was shipwrecked.
    highlight 02 Mar 2018 (3 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • In Peru during the first three weeks of January 2018 some 1,000 asylum claims were lodged by Venezuelans before the Special Commission for Refugees Secretariat in Lima.
    highlight 02 Mar 2018 (3 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • Authorities reported some 47,000 Venezuelans crossed into Ecuador in the month of December 2017, 86% of whom crossed via the Rumichaca International Bridge from Colombia. However not all of these people are expected to stay in Ecuador, as many continue to travel southwards overland towards Peru.
    highlight 02 Mar 2018 (3 years ago)
    Venezuela / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • In Colombia, UNHCR's "Somos Panas" anti-xenophobia campaign has reached more than 2.6 million people, with local and national authorities supporting the campaign to foster understanding towards Venezuelans arriving and living in Colombia.
    highlight 02 Mar 2018 (3 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • In Brazil, 150 Venezuelans are being registered per day. More than 1,200 Venezuelans are living in government and UNHCR supported shelters.
    highlight 02 Mar 2018 (3 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • 81,000 Venezuelans have entered Peru between January – July 2017, 60% entered through the northern border crossing of Tumbes.
    highlight 15 Nov 2017 (3 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • The Caribbean islands are receiving increasing numbers of Venezuelans, with around 60,000 living in Trinidad and Tobago, Curacao and Aruba.
    highlight 15 Nov 2017 (3 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • At least 60,000 Venezuelans are estimated to be disbursed across several countries in the Southern Caribbean, including (but not limited to) Aruba, Curacao and Trinidad and Tobago. Some 370 have registered as asylum-seekers since 2014; followed by Curacao with 70 and Aruba, with around a dozen seeking asylum.
    highlight 10 Oct 2017 (3 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • Over 1,500 Venezuelans have applied for asylum in Ecuador. More than 62,000 are estimated to live in the country, of whom some 40% have obtained temporary residence permits.
    highlight 10 Oct 2017 (3 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • It is estimated that between 20,000 to 30,000 Venezuelans currently live in Brazil. Over 11,800 asylum applications have been lodged in 2017 and 932 temporary residence permits issued.
    highlight 10 Oct 2017 (3 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers