The Continued Growth of Family Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2015
On January 13th the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a discussion on migration and development in Central America in light of the recent congressional funding approval of the Alliance for Prosperity.
Central America is not moving forward; rather, it has regressed. The region is experiencing one of the most severe crises in its history.
CONGRESSIONAL TESTIMONY AS SUBMITTED FOR RECORD AND DELIVERED BEFORE A FULL COMMITTEE HEARING OF THE US SENATE COMMITTEE ON HOMELAND SECURITY AND GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS. Over the past five years, slightly over 100,000 unaccompanied migrant children from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador have been apprehended at the US southern border. They are but…
Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador plan to join forces and ask for Mexico’s help in forming a strategy to respond to Donald Trump’s election as U.S. president, El Salvador’s foreign minister told Reuters Nov. 16. What should the Central American countries do in order to protect their interests during the upcoming Trump administration?
Each year, the Migration, Remittances, and Development Program surveys migrants about their views on a variety of topics.
If external actors are serious about helping the Northern Triangle, they should not be shy about demanding fundamental reforms.
Despite the importance of teachers in the learning process, systems for recruiting, selecting, training, and supporting teachers remain deficient.
Government agencies and international organizations race to find a solution given recent information about the link between Zika and neurological disorders.
Central American migration is linked to poverty, inequality, and violence in the region.
This report offers recommendations for Central American governments seeking to leverage the economic activities of migrants in a more integral manner.
Michael Shifter fue entrevistado por Gerardo Torres de El Salvador sobre los temas más destacados en la agenda regional. Entre otros asuntos, Shifter habló sobre el futuro de la paz en Colombia, la crisis política y económica en Venezuela, y el impacto de las elecciones de Estados Unidos en la región.
Migrant transnationalism, in addition to being an expression of culture, identity and love, is an important economic phenomenon.
We conducted a fiscal impact study to estimate the effect of taxes, social spending, and subsidies on inequality and poverty in El Salvador, using the methodology of the Commitment to Equity project.
The following is a sample of RIO’s monthly newsletter related to net migration flows from Mexico and Central America to the US.