Central American migrants
Panamanians reject visit of US state secretary Antony Blinken

The US Secretaries of State and Homeland Security arrived in Panama to attend a regional meeting on migration cooperation in the hemisphere. Those protesting the visit highlighted that US imperialism is the root cause for migration in the region

Global Migration Indicators report summarizes 2020 for migrants across the world

The Global Migration Indicators report by the International Organization for Migration is here, with an update on how COVID-19 affected migration around the world.

Hundreds killed in wave of attacks in Sudan’s Darfur region and other stories

Today we look at recent armed violence in Sudan’s Darfur region, an agreement between a migrant caravan and the Mexican government, and more

UK Higher Education workers strike for fair pay, working conditions and other stories

Today we look at the UCU strike across 58 UK universities over pay and conditions, the re-imposition of the Remain in Mexico migrant policy by the US, and more

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

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