Asylum Seekers

Undeterred by tightened borders, Honduran caravan continues to US

More than 1,800 Central Americans continue to make their way through Guatemala in search of better life in the US.

Undeterred by tightened borders, Honduran caravan continues to US

Latin America

Hundreds of new Honduran migrants begin journey to US

Asylum seekers have crossed into Guatemala in the latest 'migrant caravan' heading towards the US.

Honduras

'We live in a crisis in Honduras': New US-bound caravan forms

Over 1,000 Hondurans set off for US border, calling on Trump to give them asylum after fleeing 'crisis' at home.

Brazil

Latin America in 2019: Stories to watch

As controversial new leaders find their feet and crises continue, here are the stories to look out for this year.

Latin America in 2019: Stories to watch

Venezuela

Lima Group won't recognise new Maduro government in Venezuela

The rebuke comes as President Nicolas Maduro is due to start a second term, following a controversial election.

Lima Group won't recognise new Maduro government in Venezuela

Asylum Seekers

Murder of Honduran teens highlight dangers for refugees at border

Rights groups say delays in asylum processing puts migrants and refugees, unaccompanied minors, in harm's way.

Murder of Honduran teens highlight dangers for refugees at border

Latin America

Thousands of Central Americans await refugee status in Mexico

More than 3,000 Central Americans in southern Mexico are under consideration for refugee status in country.

Thousands of Central Americans await refugee status in Mexico

US-Mexico border

Hunger-striking asylum seekers call for faster border processing

More than a dozen asylum seekers and activists go on hunger strike in Tijuana, calling on US to speed up asylum process.

Hunger-striking asylum seekers call for faster border processing

Honduras

Honduran court convicts seven of killing environmental activist

Caceres reported receiving death threats and her family alleges hydroelectric company officials' involvement.

Honduran court convicts seven of killing environmental activist

Human Rights

Hondurans continue to flee one year after post-election crackdown

The political crisis resulting from last year's controversial presidential elections contributes to today's mass exodus.

Hondurans continue to flee one year after post-election crackdown

Podcast

Seeking asylum at the US border

On a new episode of The Take podcast, Al Jazeera journalists discuss why the words we choose to tell stories matter.

Seeking asylum at the US border

US-Mexico border

Trump issues Thanksgiving threat: I'll close border if I have to

Trump renews threat to shut US-Mexico border as more Central Americans arrive to begin long wait to apply for asylum.

Trump issues Thanksgiving threat: I'll close border if I have to

US-Mexico border

More asylum seekers arrive at border as US expands military power

Migrants and refugees continue long wait in Tijuana as US defence chief given extra authority to use military at border.

More asylum seekers arrive at border as US expands military power

US-Mexico border

Mixed reception leaves Central Americans uncertain in Tijuana

Anti-migrant protesters in Mexican border town march towards complex housing thousands who fled their homes last month.

US-Mexico border

'They said leave or else': Why a Honduran family is fleeing to US

Many Hondurans on the Central American exodus to the United States are fleeing violence and political persecution.

'They said leave or else': Why a Honduran family is fleeing to US