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How to Respond to Venezuela’s Humanitarian Emergency
Numbers tell the grim tale of Venezuela’s continuing slide into socio-economic ruin.
With 1.6 million people fleeing the country since 2015, international donors should step up aid to neighbouring states, while concerned parties fine-tune pressure for political change in Caracas and prepare for worst-case scenarios.
Colombia’s hosting of a meeting on Venezuela today stands as an important opportunity to draw attention to the severity of the nation’s crisis, the suffering of its people and the burden it puts on its neighbours.
It is also an opportunity to agree on broad outlines of a political and…