Backlash across Latin America following suggestion of military intervention in Venezuela

In response to a statement made on Friday by the director of the Organisation of American States (OAS) which suggested that military action could be taken against Venezuela, 10 governments have since come forward to refuse to participate in a military intervention. The 10 countries are part of 14 associated within the Lima Group, which

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