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
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
Thousands of Hondurans, who have set off for the US, seek to escape the deepening crisis within the country, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and the devastation caused by the Eta and Iota hurricanes in November 2020
Over 3,000 Hondurans have embarked on a perilous journey to the US in the absence of a response from the far-right government of President Juan Orlando Hernández to the socio-economic crisis in the country
Hondurans are undertaking this ordeal to escape violence, extreme poverty and for the prospects of a better life.
Thousands of Hondurans, every year, set off for the US on a perilous journey in order to escape violence, poverty and lack of opportunities and in search of better livelihoods
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 threatened to impose tariffs on trade with its second largest trading partner to pressure Mexico to take measures against immigration
A new migrant caravan consisting of around 1,100 people started its journey towards the US from San Pedro Sula in Honduras.
The endemic corruption, poverty, lack of basic services and opportunities and widespread violence are the major motivating factors for the hundreds of Hondurans making their way towards the US
In Europe and the US, the right wing continued to fan the flame of hatred against migrants for electoral gain even as institutions failed to stand up to this propaganda. The victims of all this were the migrants.
This followed hostile action by US border authorities on Sunday, who teargassed the migrants, including women and children