UNHCR joins response to victims of hurricane in Central America and Mexico
As COVID-19 rages, Mexican firm steps up to save lives
Partly staffed by refugees, storied appliance maker Mabe turns its production to safeguarding Latin America's first responders.
Hardships multiply for older refugees amid COVID-19 pandemic
Physical decline, deepening economic hardship and isolation make life tougher for older people, who comprise four per cent of the forcibly displaced population worldwide.
COVID-19 driving Nicaraguan refugees to hunger and desperation
Nicaraguan refugee heals wounds of persecution in Costa Rica
For Catalina, seeking medical care in Nicaragua was too risky. In Costa Rica it was unaffordable – until she became one of 6,000 refugees given access to the public health care system.
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.
Death of transgender asylum seeker in Guatemala highlights increased risks and protection needs for LGBTI community
For Salvadoran LGBTI people, "At the moment, it's riskier than ever"
A transgender activist speaks with Mexican actor Alfonso Herrera about how the LGBTI community in El Salvador is dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
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.