Central America

  • The refugee crisis you don’t know about

    In the last couple of years, the world’s attention has focused on the refugee crisis in Europe and the Middle East, with far reaching political consequences. Yet, at the other side of the ocean, in the heart of the Americas, another refugee crisis has been slowly unfolding for years....
  • Central American migration: an invisible humanitarian crisis

    The wave of people fleeing violence from Central America continues despite efforts by the United States, and more recently by Mexico, to deter migration. Over the past year, Mexico has been called the “Mediterranean for migrants” in the Americas, drawing parallels with the refugee crisis in Europe, requiring similar...
  • In Transit to Detention: Child Migrants in Mexico

    Nearly a year ago, the surge of unaccompanied child migrants constantly made the headlines, making it the “new” humanitarian crisis in the North American region. Although the phenomenon of accompanied children was not new, the Central America–Mexico–United States migration corridor experienced this type of migration in unprecedented numbers, nearly...