Ecuador: Colombia refugees stage weeks-long protest against UNHCR (Al Jazeera)

QUITO, ECUADOR - Gina Pena said she was leaving a humanitarian aid office in Ecuador's capital Quito one day when she saw the man who had threatened her life back in Colombia. "If I open my mouth, he'll cut my family up. That's what he told me," Pena recalled, adding she no longer feels safe …

‘You Can’t be Scared of Death There’ Life as a Colombian Refugee (teleSUR English & Truthout)

QUITO, ECUADOR - Keli did not leave Colombia voluntarily. Neither did Luis. And neither one of them grew up thinking they would one day be labelled a refugee. The two of them fled very different situations of violence in Colombia, what together epitomize the complexities of the ongoing war in the country. Keli – which …