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  • 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 (2 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 (2 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • 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 (2 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • Over 117,000 asylum claims from Venezuelans have already been filed in 2018, surpassing the total number of claims made in all of 2017.
    highlight 20 Jun 2018 (2 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • 3 million Venezuelans living outside their country and 2.4 million of them residing in Latin American and Caribbean countries.
    highlight 08 Nov 2018 (1 year ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers / Venezuela - Refugees/Migrants
  • In March UNHCR supported the opening of a temporary reception centre in Roraima State, Brazil, with capacity to provide shelter for 590 people.
    highlight 30 Mar 2018 (2 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • Peru is now the largest refugee hosting country in Latin America, with 126,997 asylum applications since 2014.
    highlight 20 Jun 2018 (2 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 (2 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • The Peruvian Special Commission for Refugees has reported that approximately 700 asylum applications are received on a daily basis in Peru.
    highlight 30 Mar 2018 (2 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers
  • In Brazil, 527 Venezuelan nationals have been relocated from border regions to Brazilian cities in the country (Cuiabá, Manaus and São Paulo) to ease pressure on border communities and support Venezuelans to begin new lives.
    highlight 20 Jun 2018 (2 years ago)
    / Venezuela - Refugees / Venezuela - Asylum-seekers