Refugee Week marked as 120 million displaced globally

By Farid Farid
Updated June 16 2024 - 3:35am, first published 3:30am
A band made up of refugees is performing this weekend to kick off Refugee Week events. (HANDOUT/GHASAN SAAID)
A band made up of refugees is performing this weekend to kick off Refugee Week events. (HANDOUT/GHASAN SAAID)

Fleeing to Colombia then waiting for a humanitarian visa in Trinidad and Tobago for years, Venezuelan musician Axel Vega's journey is one of thousands being celebrated throughout Refugee Week.

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