• Policymakers in Bogota are running out of time to preemptively tackle a potential humanitarian crisis that could complicate the implementation of the peace accords with the FARC rebels.

    Jul 20 2017 Voces
  • Guatemala’s economic growth and development has historically been affected by high rates of inequality, as well as by a poorly performing economic model that is based on agricultural exports.

    Nov 17 2016
  • It is often mentioned that remittances “are primarily spent on consumption, housing and land, and are not utilized for productive investment that would contribute to long-run development.”[2] Statements such as these typically reflect value judgments rather than informed opinions based on empirical evidence.

    Nov 3 2016
  • Faced with limited economic prospects, many Hondurans opt to migrate by any means possible.

    Apr 18 2016 Voces
  • The Pope’s five-day trip across Mexico is on a route deliberately made to draw attention to the dangerous journey taken by migrants to the US.

    Feb 12 2016
  • While the number of people leaving Central America is well documented, less is known on how many return home, either voluntarily or involuntarily.

    Dec 22 2015 Voces