Venezuela’s rival political factions will take their power struggle to New York next week, where their representatives will each try to convince a gathering of world leaders at the UN that their boss is the country’s legitimate head of state.
The United Nations human rights chief said on Monday that extrajudicial killings appeared to be continuing in Venezuela and the Special Action Forces (FAES) presumed to be responsible had received support from the highest levels of government.
The United States said on Wednesday it will provide thousands of doses of HIV medication to treat Venezuelans in Colombia as part of regional efforts to manage care for millions of migrants fleeing the crisis-hit nation.
Venezuelan migrants will be provided with a regional vaccination card beginning in October. This is in an effort to ensure they receive needed vaccines and are not given double doses.
More than 85 000 Venezuelan migrants crossed into Ecuador from Colombia in the last month, ahead of new visa restrictions from Quito that took effect on Monday, the Colombian government said.