Venezuelan migrant children play at a UNICEF-supported Child Friendly Space in Colombia. More than one-fifth of the estimated 82.4 million people forcibly displaced in the world are in the Americas, a UN spokesperson said, with Venezuela as the top nationality of migrants transiting through the Darien region into Central America.
(Photo by UNICEF/2018/Moreno) Photo used under CC BY
A Quechua-speaking Peruvian woman weaves a runner. Peru is the second biggest cocaine producer after Colombia, responsible for more than a quarter of global output, the United Nations says; 100 indigenous communities in the central Amazon region have been threatened in recent years by invading coca farmers who grow the crop for drug trafficking gangs.
(Photo by Julie Edgley) Photo used under CC BY