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Helping Children Who Flee Venezuela to Stay in School

Enrollment in kindergarten through 12th grade in Venezuela fell by 2 million children between 2016 and 2018. Some children dropped out of school because of electricity blackouts or food shortages. Many left Venezuela. More than 4 million Venezuelans, including 1 million children, have left for neighboring countries as a result …

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The Double Ordeal of Being a Woman in a Venezuelan Prison

Photos: Cristián Hernández A Spanish version of this piece was originally published in Cinco8. On January 23rd, while Juan Guaidó swore his oath of office in Caracas, people in Barquisimeto were protesting cooking gas shortages. Near the protest, Aidysmar Figueroa, a 20 year-old graphic design student, was going with her …

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Teens in sex trafficking case face problems at safe house

Un­re­li­able psy­cho­log­i­cal help, a se­vere lan­guage bar­ri­er, and the un­cer­tain­ty of their fu­ture are the main prob­lems that have con­front­ed the un­der­aged women who were res­cued from a sex traf­fick­ing ring in Feb­ru­ary of this year and lat­er placed un­der the pro­tec­tion of the State in a safe house. At …

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One Rancher’s Plan to Establish Water Buffalo in Colorado

The challenges and possibilities of water buffalo ranching in the Roaring Fork Valley. By Sarah Tory | June 12, 2019 This story was originally published by High Country News and is reproduced here with permission.   “If more ranchers knew about water buffalo, they would forget about cows,” José Miranda, a …

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How Venezuela Shipwrecks Revealed Sex Trafficking Ring

Venezuelan teenagers are being exploited and sent to Trinidad and Tobago to be sold to sex trafficking rings SHARE The sinking of two boats sailing from Venezuela to Trinidad and Tobago has unveiled a criminal ring implicating high-level law enforcement officials in the trafficking of migrants and children for sexual …

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UNICEF ramps up its humanitarian assistance to children in Venezuela, delivers 55 tons of health supplies since January – Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

NEW YORK, 7 June 2019 – Fifty-five tons of UNICEF health supplies have reached Venezuela since the beginning of the year, the United Nations children’s organization said today. The items were distributed in 25 hospitals in the most affected states of Caracas, Miranda, Zulia, Bolivar and Táchira. They include midwifery …

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Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of): Education Cannot Wait Allocates US$7 Million to Support Educational Responses in Countries Affected by the Venezuela Crisis

FUNDS WILL BENEFIT 84,500 CHILDREN AND YOUTH IN BRAZIL, COLOMBIA, ECUADOR AND PERU 4 June 2019, New York – In a coordinated response to the Venezuela regional crisis, Education Cannot Wait announced today a US$7 million allocation to support first emergency response grants in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. The …

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Venezuela an abject lesson in the evils of socialism

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Venezuela an abject lesson in the evils of socialism

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