The return of at least 16 children and an estimated 12 adults to Trinidad following their deportation to Venezuela gives Trinidad and Tobago a second chance to uphold their domestic and international obligations.
17 local and international groups write to express our relief at the return of at least 16 children and an estimated 12 adults to Trinidad following their deportation to Venezuela.
Refugees International expresses alarm about reports that the Trump administration has been engaged in stealth deportations of Venezuelans from the United States to Venezuela via third countries, including Trinidad and Tobago.
Refugees International joins twenty-four other groups to call on Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley to halt refoulement and to re-open the registration process for Venezuelans.
A Venezuelan journalist, a father, and now a refugee in Trinidad and Tobago. Meet 49-year Carlos González.
Following the registration period for Venezuelan refugees in Trinidad and Tobago, thousands remain unregistered. Refugees International is gravely concerned about the possibility that arrests and deportations may follow.
Freedom of the press, a crucial pillar safeguarding human rights during displacement crises, is under assault around the world.
In an open letter sent to Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley earlier this morning, Refugees International’s President Eric Schwartz raises concerns about the registration process and the guarantee of essential rights like access to work and education.
Refugees International and Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) hosted a discussion on how the response to the Venezuelan displacement crisis can be improved.
Refugees International welcomes the comments by Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley of Trinidad and Tobago this week that his government is working to grant Venezuelans on the islands the right to work and to an education.