Central American migrants
Salvadorans demand measures to guarantee a dignified life in their country

Young Salvadorans have called on the national government to support them in completing their studies and provide them with quality employment opportunities so that they are not forced to emigrate

Mexican security forces repress migrant caravan, arrest around 100

Since August 28, more than 1,000 migrants have set off on a journey from the Tapachula municipality in Mexico to the US, with the hope to apply for a humanitarian asylum there. In the past three days, the security forces have detained more than 200 migrants

Another migrant caravan leaves from Honduras towards the US border

Social and economic conditions in the country continue to worsen while the institutional crisis also deepens following the drug trafficking conviction of the president’s brother in a US court

Protests break out after femicide of Salvadoran migrant Victoria Salazar in Mexico

Several national and international feminist groups and human rights organizations have condemned Victoria Salazar’s murder as well as the racist, classist, misogynist and xenophobic discrimination that reigns in Mexico

One year after taking charge, Nayib Bukele faces severe criticism for handling of COVID-19

Salvadoran president’s first year in office has been marked by political tensions, militarization and false promises. However, his failures in handling COVID-19 are bringing more people on to the streets

Mexico evacuates migrant centers due to COVID-19 pandemic

In the past five weeks, over 3,653 Central American migrants housed in migrant shelters or centers, have been returned to their countries of origin

ICRC urges Mexico and Central American countries to protect migrants against COVID-19

The ICRC highlighted that migrants are more vulnerable to coronavirus due to lack of access to healthcare and conditions for isolation and hygiene measures

Honduran migrant caravan stopped at Mexican border

Mexico has already begun processing hundreds of Central American migrants en route to the United States, despite stating that the migrants are “welcome” to stay

migrant carvan The death of a migrant and the web of policies that caused it

The tragic death of Guatemalan migrant Rudy Alonso in Mexico during his journey to the US is emblematic of the human toll of the policies of governments in the region

Trump announces ‘millions’ to be processed and deported by the ICE

The announcement also indicated a plan to form buffer states in the region by signing deals with Mexico and Guatemala

Is helping struggling migrants a crime? US jury cannot decide

The proceedings against humanitarian aid activist Scott Warren temporarily concluded with the judge declaring a mistrial after the jury arrived at a hung verdict. Warren was arrested after helping two undocumented migrants who had just crossed the border

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