Joint press release: International community shows solidarity with efforts to enhance protection and find solutions for people forced to flee and host communities in Central America and Mexico

21 Sep 2022

For many displaced people in Latin America, new lives start in the kitchen

In a new cookbook, refugees and displaced people in the Americas and the Caribbean share their stories and the flavours of home – past and present.

12 Jul 2022

IOM, UNHCR Call for Vigorous Investigation After Dozens Die in Abandoned Trailer in Texas

28 Jun 2022

UNHCR welcomes Los Angeles Declaration on Migration and Protection in the Americas

10 Jun 2022

Mental health issues can be both the driver and result of displacement

While medicine shortages have forced some people with mental health issues to flee Venezuela, the stresses of journeys to safety throughout the Americas have pushed others into depression.

6 Apr 2022

Refugees and migrants brave jungle wilderness in search of safety

The dense jungle of the Darien Gap is increasingly becoming a site of transit for Venezuelans, Haitians and other people forced to flee.

29 Mar 2022

Number of displaced Nicaraguans in Costa Rica doubles in less than a year

25 Mar 2022

Costa Rican and asylum-seeking women come together to save cacao plantation

An all-women's cacao collective has brought support to its septuagenarian founder and much-needed income to its members, including asylum seekers from Nicaragua.

8 Mar 2022

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