The situation for migrants at the border between Nicaragua and Honduras has worsened in recent weeks. Since the beginning of March, more and more people have been crossing the borders of eastern Honduras. According to figures from Honduras National Migration Institute (INM), from January to March more than 30,000 people have entered the country irregularly […]
The municipality of Trojes, a town in Honduras, bordering with Nicaragua, has of recent years become a key focal point on the migratory route. Since 2021, according to the Honduran National Migration Institute (INM), more than 100,000 people have passed through Trojes as part of their journey to the north of the American continent. […]
The high rates of teenage pregnancies and unwanted pregnancies are two of the consequences of the lack of specialized services in this area of the country. Since 2022, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been working with a community approach to close this gap. For decades, people across Honduras have faced many challenges […]
For two years, under a policy known as Title 42, the United States government has used the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to close its southern border to asylum seekers. This devastating policy has exposed highly vulnerable people to more violence and danger. Title 42, invoked by the Trump administration in March 2020 and repeatedly […]
Tens of thousands of migrants are trapped in extremely vulnerable conditions in northern and southern Mexico due to failed asylum policies and mass deportations from the US, said the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today, denouncing the overcrowded conditions and lack of access to medical and social services for migrants […]
By Laura Panqueva Otálora, MSF Head of Communications in Mexico.
Hundreds of people deported by the United States to Mexico under the Title 42 policy – most of them women and children – are stranded in a public square in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, vulnerable to kidnapping and violence and going without basic necessities.
The commitments announced last week between the United States, Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala to reinforce the militarization of borders will further criminalize people on the move, says the international medical organisation Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), leaving migrants more exposed to organized crime and COVID-19. MSF has witnessed both repeated raids and arbitrary detentions […]
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is providing comprehensive medical care to people affected by the recent hurricanes that have battered Honduras. As of November 25, an estimated 89,335 people are in shelters and 399,062 have been evacuated from their homes. Almost a third of the country’s population has been affected by this emergency, most […]
Mexico, Honduras and El Salvador have been responding to the COVID-19 emergency for the last six months and all three countries are now showing a decreasing number of cases.