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03 Jul 2019 description

José Graziano da Silva opens Mesoamerican meeting on migration

2 July 2019, Mexico City – A joint action program to promote rural development and the eradication of extreme poverty and hunger so that migration becomes an option and not a necessity, is the objective of a High-level meeting on migration, development and food security in Mesoamerica that kicked-off in Mexico City today.

12 Apr 2019 description

La ‘Caravana de Migrantes’ y la Respuesta Humanitaria

En octubre y noviembre 2018, miles de personas de Honduras, Salvador, Guatemala y algunas de Nicaragua, salieron de su lugar de origen rumbo al norte, huyendo de la violencia, las violaciones a sus derechos y la falta de oportunidades, en lo que se denominó “la caravana de migrantes”.

03 Nov 2018 description

Since 13 October, several thousand migrants have left Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala to form two large caravans and multiple smaller groups travelling by foot towards the United States border. At least 9,000 people have entered Mexican territory since 19 October. Protection concerns as well as urgent food, water, health and shelter needs have been reported.