Schoolteachers in Honduras face threats inside the classroom and out

Honduran teachers are being disproportionately affected by the country's gang violence.

24 Jan 2022

Refugee family found safety and stability in Mexico. Next step: citizenship

UNHCR Mexico is ushering in a multi-year planning model aimed at ensuring the continuity of programmes that help refugees from the moment they apply for asylum to their full integration.

6 Jan 2022

Amid rising needs, partners seek US$1.79bn for Venezuelan refugees and migrants

Joint UNHCR/IOM Press release

9 Dec 2021

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

6 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

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

UN agencies call for protection measures and a comprehensive regional approach for Haitians on the move

Joint statement by UNHCR, IOM, UNICEF, OHCHR

30 Sep 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