Personal tragedy drives Honduran social worker's fight against gang violence
Gangs prey upon vulnerable youths. But a man whose family was devastated by these criminal organizations is drawing on his past to provide youths with an alternative.
Forests in Guatemala find new guardians: refugees
As rangers in some of Central America's most biodiverse national parks, refugees and asylum-seekers get a fresh start while protecting threatened plant and animal species.
Honduran family starts new life across the country, but terror is never far
Hounded by gangs, the family was among hundreds of thousands of internally displaced people on the run within this small Central American nation.
Central America's displacement crisis aggravated by COVID-19
Refugee children hard hit by coronavirus school closures
Going to school was already a daily challenge for many displaced children around the world. Now there are fears some may not return after COVID-19 lockdowns lift.
Despite pandemic restrictions, people fleeing violence and persecution continue to seek asylum in Mexico
Death threats drive refugees to flee coronavirus lockdown
For many Central Americans who find themselves targeted by brutal street gangs, fleeing is the only option, even during the COVID-19 outbreak.
UNHCR welcomes commitment by Central American states and Mexico to address forced displacement
UN Refugee Chief praises Mexico's support for refugees
As Central Americans' asylum claims soar 231 per cent in less than one year, Filippo Grandi calls for further resources to better cope with the flow.