In Honduras, climate change is one more factor sparking displacement

With hurricanes and other extreme weather events becoming ever more powerful and frequent, increasing numbers of people in gang-wracked Honduras are having to flee their homes.

9 Nov 2021

Honduran man devotes life to rescuing young people from deadly gangs

After the murder of his younger brother, Santiago Ávila and his family had to seek safety in another region of Honduras. Santiago has since made it his mission to save other families from the same fate.

29 Sep 2021

Unprecedented displacement in Central America and Mexico calls for urgent regional responsibility sharing

2 Sep 2021

'We've found peace, stability and quality of life'

Venezuelan refugee mothers start over in northern Mexico.

18 Aug 2021

UNHCR concerned over U.S. expulsion flights under COVID-19 asylum restrictions

11 Aug 2021

Expelled asylum seekers 'crying out for help' in northern Mexico

Removed from the United States, asylum-seekers fear for their safety in northern Mexico and deadly violence if they return to their Central American homelands.

12 Jul 2021

Mexican journalist, sportscaster and writer Alberto Lati appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

8 Jul 2021

Dance programme helps Venezuelan teen settle into new life in Panama

Programa Enlaces uses art and dance to build bridges between communities, helping young refugees adjust to life in their new host country.

19 Jun 2021

Joint press release: International community mobilizes to find solutions to the forced displacement that affects Central America and Mexico

Cooperating countries and the European Union, multilateral organizations, international agencies, development banks, the private sector and civil society made new commitments to humanitarian and development support, with contributions for US$110 million.

10 Jun 2021