More than two million Venezuelans have left their country since 2014, fleeing political and economic turmoil. Other countries in the region say they are overwhelmed by the mass exodus. DW's Ofelia Harms caught up with some Venezuelans in Colombia.
A reporter known for his bylines in right-wing newspapers has been charged with spying and rebellion. Press freedom groups have called for his release, saying he has a right to report "regardless of his personal views."
Thousands of people are fleeing Venezuela amid food, power and medicine shortages. President Nicolas Maduro's government now wants to strengthen border controls and has raised the price for passports.
Thousands of Venezuelans fleeing an economic and humanitarian crisis streamed across Peru's border ahead of tighter controls. The UN said the situation is nearing a "crisis moment" like in the Mediterranean.
The international community should consider "all options," OAS head Luis Almagro said, to help suffering Venezuelans. Almagro reminded Latin American states that the crisis threatens to destabilize the entire region.
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