Tagged: Latin America

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Jul 28, 2022

As People Are Displaced, We Must Meet Them On Their Journey

Jul 28, 2022

As People Are Displaced, We Must Meet Them On Their Journey Across Colombia HIAS provides mental health and psychosocial support. But on-the-ground observations show that there is more to do.

Jun 03, 2022

Nicaraguan Asylum Seekers Keep Heading to Costa Rica

Jun 03, 2022

Nicaraguan Asylum Seekers Keep Heading to Costa Rica For several years the number of asylum applications in Costa Rica has increased dramatically.

Apr 06, 2022

HIAS Finds Ways to Help in Honduras

Apr 06, 2022

HIAS Finds Ways to Help in Honduras HIAS might expand its Latin American presence to help internally displaced people in communities also suffering from unemployment and gang violence.

Oct 27, 2021

Desperation Drives Thousands Through Darién Gap

Oct 27, 2021

Desperation Drives Thousands Through Darién Gap Thousands of refugees, mostly Haitians, Venezuelans, and Cubans, attempt the perilous journey through the Darién Gap between Colombia and Panama, a wild, jungle area that has no roads and is rife with gang violence. On a recent assessment trip, HIAS officials got a first-hand look at the situation.

Mar 16, 2021

Colombia’s Bold Gesture to Help Venezuelan Refugees

Mar 16, 2021

Colombia’s Bold Gesture to Help Venezuelan Refugees At the beginning of this month, the president of Colombia signed an order to help address the biggest refugee crisis in the Western Hemisphere.

Jun 30, 2020

For Trans Women Refugees, HIAS Can Be a Lifeline

Jun 30, 2020

For Trans Women Refugees, HIAS Can Be a Lifeline With more and more transgender women approaching HIAS for help, particularly in Latin America, we have made their well-being a top priority.

Sep 06, 2019

At the Border of Hope and Despair

Sep 06, 2019

At the Border of Hope and Despair HIAS Board Chair Bob Aronson shares his thoughts after recently seeing the situation up close in El Paso, TX, and Juarez, Mexico.

Aug 28, 2019

HIAS Ecuador Responds to Border Emergency

Aug 28, 2019

HIAS Ecuador Responds to Border Emergency HIAS Ecuador worked around the clock over the past several days to assist Venezuelans who were streaming into the country, crossing the border before they felt it might be too late.

Jan 02, 2019

Safe Spaces Open Up in Latin America

Jan 02, 2019

Safe Spaces Open Up in Latin America The Regional Safe Spaces Network of the Americas helps organizations working with refugees in Latin America to provide services for victims of sexual and gender-based violence.