a group of tourists take photos of the birds perched on the balcony rails

Macaws lighten things up in Venezuela’s capital, and form a special bond with residents


Blue and gold macaws, a species non-native to the city, have developed a relationship with the residents of Caracas, Venezuela. However, the birds’ future is uncertain as their habitats are becoming increasingly endangered.

US dollars are now commonly used by businesses in Venezuela. The informal adoption of the dollar has helped to decrease inflation and product shortages.

Venezuela’s public sector workers take on multiple side jobs just to get by

St. Paul and St. Andrew is located on West 86th street, in Manhattan’s Upper West Side.

New York City is trying to turn houses of worship into shelters

The capital Quito is the city in Ecuador that has received the biggest numbers of Venezuelan migrants. 

As Ecuador’s political crisis deepens, Venezuelan LGBTQ migrants feel the pain

The view from the Emerald Line commuter rail, which follows the Pinheiros river and ends at Vila Natal, one of the enclaves of Venezuelan migrants in São Paulo.

‘We have to fight’: Venezuelan women lead migration to Brazil

Venezuelan migrants board a boat in the Colombian city of Necocli that will take them closer to Panama, the next stop on the way to the United States

New Biden policy leaves thousands of Venezuelan migrants stranded


The Biden administration announced a plan that will automatically reject all Venezuelans seeking asylum at the US border with Mexico if they enter the country without authorization. The deal will only benefit a fraction of asylum-seekers.

Yessika Godoy waits in line outside a government office in Bogotá, Colombia, where she's trying to get her ID card restored.

Amid immigration crackdown, Colombia revokes national IDs for thousands of Venezuelans without warning


The Colombian government has revoked national IDs belonging to 43,000 Venezuelan immigrants, following a sweep to root out fraudulent citizenship. Those who applied for citizenship with documents deemed insufficient now face bureaucratic, social and legal hurdles — and possible deportation.

Maria Isabel Parra takes her turn "at bat" during a kickball match in Riohacha, Colombia, March 26, 2021.

Kickball builds bonds between migrants and locals in this Colombian border city


As anti-immigrant sentiment grows in Colombia, kickball league organizers in Riohacha hope the sport can facilitate integration between Venezuelans and their new neighbors. 

Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López kisses his wife Lilian Tintori with their son and daughter after a news conference in Madrid on Oct. 27, 2020. López who has abandoned the Spanish ambassador's residence in Caracas and left Venezuela after years

Exiled Venezuelan dissident says Sunday’s National Assembly elections are a ‘fraud’

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Leopoldo López, in exile in Spain, is speaking out against the Venezuelan National Assembly elections being held Sunday by the government of President Nicolás Maduro.

Veronica Gomez, who was traveling with her partner and her son, receives backpacks from a humanitarian worker on Oct 1. The backpacks included energy bars, toiletries and ski masks, for the cold weather.

Amid pandemic, Venezuelans hit the road again in search of work


As neighboring countries reopen their economies, thousands of Venezuelan migrants are leaving the country again to look for work. But the pandemic is making their route through South America tougher.