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‘Thought we’d made it’: new Biden rule leaves asylum seekers in limbo
Those migrating from Nicaragua, Cuba, Haiti and Venezuela dumped back in Mexico after being expelled at US border

Nina Lakhani in Mexico City

31, Jan, 2023 @10:30 AM

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Hope and doubt among Venezuelan refugees with country at fork in road
Election results elsewhere have boosted Nicolás Maduro but humanitarian crisis is far from over

Tom Phillips in Pacaraima

09, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Biden’s ‘carrot and stick’ approach to deter migrants met with anger
Advocates attack president’s failure to uphold campaign pledges ahead of first visit to southern border since he took office

Edwin Rios

08, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Ex-congressman charged with money laundering over $50m Venezuela deal
Republican David Rivera, arrested over consulting contract, also charged with acting as unregistered agent of Maduro government

Guardian staff and agencies

06, Dec, 2022 @1:36 PM

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‘Asking an arsonist to put out a fire’: climate offender Maduro makes Cop27 comeback
Despite an abysmal environmental and human rights record, Venezuela’s president is back on the international stage

Luke Taylor

17, Nov, 2022 @10:30 AM

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Venezuelans who braved horrific jungle trek may now have to repeat it
Migrants who emerged from a two-week trek through the Panama’s Darién Gap found the US had slammed the door to asylum shut

Luke Taylor

06, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘Nature is striking back’: flooding around the world, from Australia to Venezuela
Heavy rain and rising waters continue to take a deadly toll in countries including Nigeria, Thailand and Vietnam

Oliver Milman , Ope Adetayo, Donna Lu, Fiona Kelliher, Luke Taylor

20, Oct, 2022 @12:51 PM

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The Venezuelans who left too late: migrants stranded by abrupt Biden policy change
Migrants will no longer be able to join their families in the US while they wait their turn in the asylum process but instead forced to languish in Mexico

Lillian Perlmutter in Tapachula

20, Oct, 2022 @9:45 AM

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Record numbers of people risking lives to cross Darién Gap to US
More than 150,000 fleeing poverty have reached Panama so far this year in pursuit of American dream

Luke Taylor in Bogotá

13, Oct, 2022 @9:43 AM

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El Paso struggles to house migrants after shelter closes as border crossings surge
City’s new facility has to find shelters for those without alternative after a 40-year beacon of refuge shuttered earlier this year

Trisha Garcia in El Paso

10, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Venezuelans create affordable electric vehicles as necessity drives ingenuity
Entrepreneurs in the oil-producing state now plagued by shortages recycled parts from golf carts and motorcycles to make battery- and solar-powered cars

Luke Taylor

10, Oct, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Kickingball: a mix of football, baseball and home for Argentina’s Venezuelan refugees
When four friends started a league for the game – a cross between football and baseball – in their adopted country, they had no idea how popular it would prove

Facundo Iglesia in Buenos Aires

04, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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