Venezuelan voices: Long walk to the unknown

By bogotapost September 20, 2018

With the Venezuelan situation lurching from bad to worse, many people are leaving the country in search for food and medicine – some travelling on foot.   Find all our coverage here:

From riches to rags:
What happened in Venezuela and why are people leaving?

Interviews with Venezuelans #1: 
‘We left because there was no food.’

Interviews with Venezuelans #2:
‘I had to leave because I denounced the corruption.’

Going Local, Voting with their feet: Columnist worries that goodwill has an expiry date.

Compassion and condemnation:
The struggle for acceptance in a crowded capital.

Crisis is just beginning:
NGOs raise alarm over situation for fleeing Venezuelans.

Venezuelan crisis

This is how you can help

Just a few old clothes or blankets will mean the world to the people arriving in Bogotá. We’ve spoken to companies who are willing to be collection points to make it as easy as possible for people to donate.