Drumming against gender-based violence in Ecuador

Afro-Ecuadorians and Afro-Colombian refugees use traditional arrullo rhythms and song to open a conversation about gender-based violence.

7 Dec 2021

UNHCR urges more effective action against gender-based violence in the north of Central America

6 Dec 2021

IDB and UNHCR join efforts to address forced displacement crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean

3 Dec 2021

UN High Commissioner for Refugees calls for a regional mechanism to deal with unprecedented displacement in Mexico and Central America

2 Dec 2021

UNHCR concerned about difficult conditions of indigenous Venezuelans in Guyana

26 Nov 2021

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

UNHCR welcomes U.S. renewed effort to end policy that endangers asylum-seekers

This statement is attributable to Matthew Reynolds, UNHCR Representative for the United States and the Caribbean.

30 Oct 2021

Data reveals plight of Venezuelan refugees and migrants evicted in pandemic

After losing their incomes during COVID-19, Venezuelan refugees and migrants evicted from their homes are now at greater risk than ever, new data visualization shows.

25 Oct 2021

Afghan teen makes her mark on Ecuadorian city that gave her refuge

Zohra was just 11 when she and her family fled to Ecuador. Now 16, she paints murals on buildings in her host city as a way of reconciling her two worlds.

19 Oct 2021