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The region of Latin America and the Caribbean has long demonstrated hospitality towards those fleeing conflict and persecution within the region and from further afield. Faced with newer causes of displacement, such as the violence of organised criminal gangs and the adverse effects of climate change, Latin American and Caribbean countries are continuing to expand and adapt their protection laws and mechanisms in order to address these and other situations of displacement and to meet the differing needs of affected populations. This issue contains 31 articles on Latin America and the Caribbean, plus five ‘general’ articles on other topics. You can access the full issue at www.fmreview.org/latinamerica-caribbean.

Latin America and the Caribbean (Forced Migration Review 56‪)‬ Oxford University

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The region of Latin America and the Caribbean has long demonstrated hospitality towards those fleeing conflict and persecution within the region and from further afield. Faced with newer causes of displacement, such as the violence of organised criminal gangs and the adverse effects of climate change, Latin American and Caribbean countries are continuing to expand and adapt their protection laws and mechanisms in order to address these and other situations of displacement and to meet the differing needs of affected populations. This issue contains 31 articles on Latin America and the Caribbean, plus five ‘general’ articles on other topics. You can access the full issue at www.fmreview.org/latinamerica-caribbean.

    FMR 56 - From the editors

    FMR 56 - From the editors

    The region of Latin America and the Caribbean has long demonstrated hospitality towards those fleeing conflict and persecution within the region and further afield. The region of Latin America and the Caribbean has long demonstrated hospitality towards those fleeing conflict and persecution within the region and further afield. Faced with newer causes of displacement, such as the violence of organised criminal gangs and the adverse effects of climate change, Latin American and Caribbean countries are continuing to expand and adapt their protection laws and mechanisms in order to address these and other situations of displacement and to meet the differing needs of affected populations.

    • 4 min
    FMR 56 - Foreword: Regional solidarity and commitment to protection in Latin America and the Caribbean

    FMR 56 - Foreword: Regional solidarity and commitment to protection in Latin America and the Caribbean

    At a time when over 65 million people are forcibly displaced worldwide, Latin America and the Caribbean offer examples of good practices from a region which continues to uphold a long-standing commitment to protect those in need.

    • 7 min
    FMR 56 - Protection gaps in Mexico

    FMR 56 - Protection gaps in Mexico

    With Mexico a major destination – and transit – country for people displaced by violence in the Northern Triangle of Central America, the Mexican government needs urgently to improve its asylum systems and procedures if they are to be fit for purpose.

    • 10 min
    FMR 56 - Silencing criticism in Mexico

    FMR 56 - Silencing criticism in Mexico

    Journalists and human rights defenders in Mexico are being attacked in an attempt to silence their criticism. Many are forced to flee or risk being assassinated. The consequences are both personal and of wider social significance.

    • 8 min
    FMR 56 - La 72: an oasis along the migration routes in Mexico

    FMR 56 - La 72: an oasis along the migration routes in Mexico

    In the face of violence, stricter migration policies and daily obstacles, those working at the La 72 shelter strive to respect people’s sense of dignity while caring for their safety.

    • 7 min
    FMR 56 - Mexico’s Michoacán state: mixed migration flows and transnational links

    FMR 56 - Mexico’s Michoacán state: mixed migration flows and transnational links

    Against a backdrop of unremitting violence in Mexico, traditional migration patterns in the North American corridor are being reconfigured.

    • 12 min

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