Ecuadorian authorities to investigate kidnapping in Mexico

Ecuadorian authorities have reportedly been working with Mexican counterparts following the rescue of an Ecuadorian citizen who had been kidnapped after trying to cross into the United States. The Ecuadorian ambassador has requested that Mexican authorities look after the security of the rescued migrant whilst the investigation between the countries, as well as Central American

Latin American countries meet to discuss the Venezuelan crisis

Following a meeting in Lima, Peru on Wednesday, authorities from Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia came together to address the humanitarian crisis taking place in Venezuela. The emergency meeting which took place at the General Secretariat of the Andean Community headquarters aimed to reaffirm collaboration between the countries in order to support the flow of

Crisis worsens as countries begin to close borders to Venezuelan migrants

The turbulence surrounding Venezuela’s humanitarian crisis has begun to veer towards breaking point as neighbouring countries place limitations on Venezuelan entry requirements. Until last week, Venezuelan citizens were able to travel through the majority of South America with just a possession of an ID card. Ecuador, however, closed its border to Venezuelans not in possession

Climbing in Colombia’s Los Nevados National Park

I was nearing 4,000m on the ascent to Colombia’s Cerros Los Nevados when the situation became serious. My trekking partner, delirious from the cold, thinning air had begun to struggle with his balance as we slowly pushed up the volcanic mountainside and I was close to follow. Both seasoned trekkers, it came as a surprise when

Young supporters take the lead at Gustavo Petro’s presidential rally

There was an electric feeling surrounding Medellin’s Parque Explora on Wednesday evening, as the backdrop to the University of Antioquia campus became the political rallying ground for Gustavo Petro’s campaign. Colombia’s election day is now just nine days away and will see the country take to the polls to select one of five running candidates to take