Refugees International joined 38 organizations in expressing concern over the decision taken by the State of Ecuador requiring Venezuelans to present a “temporary emergency visa for humanitarian reasons” in order to enter the country.
In Quito, Ecuador, Diálogo Diverso is working with pride to help LGBTQ+ Venezuelans who have fled their home country.
Ecuador must do more to protect and provide opportunities for Venezuelans—and international donors must respond more generously.
The Venezuelan displacement crisis continues to grow, Refugees International takes stock of recent developments and the goals of the Quito Process.
For years, Ecuador has been the destination for tens of thousands of Colombians seeking international protection. Fifty years after war broke out, an estimated 950 Colombians continue to cross the border into Ecuador each month, fleeing paramilitaries, guerilla groups, and organized gangs. Through its own refugee processing system, Ecuador has recognized roughly 60,500 Colombian refugees…