Migrants´ Perspective: Migration Journeys and decision-making

Migrants´ Perspective: Migration Journeys and decision-making

10 / 01 / 2019 | Migrant Protection and Assistance | Guest Contributor

How do migrants value migration options? How do they decide where to migrate, how to migrate, a possible return, or even not to migrate?


Migration and development: A symbiotic relationship

07 / 01 / 2019 | Migration and Development | Guest Contributor

Do immigrants work competitively or do they take away jobs from nationals? Do they contribute to the economy or saturate services? Evaluations about the impact of migrants in another country, especially when it comes to a constant flow between two territories, are often based on perceptions, not data. 


Central American migration in Cinema, an infinite journey

Central American migration in Cinema, an infinite journey

18 / 12 / 2018 | | Guest Contributor

2300 people stood up on May 22, 2013 at the Festival de Cannes to applaud the guatemalan performers Brandon López and Karen Martínez, as well as Rodolfo Domínguez, from Mexico, during the premiere of La Jaula de Oro, debut feature film of the Hispanic-Mexican Diego Quemada-Diez. In the center of the room, the young actors did not know how to respond to the avalanche of applause having won the Joint Prize for Best Performance in the section Una cierta mirada of Cannes.


6 movies about Migration directed by Central American women

18 / 12 / 2018 | | Guest Contributor

Film production in the Central American isthmus shows a rapid and constant growth in recent years. Dr. María Lourdes Cortés Pacheco, a Costa Rica and Central American cinema historian highlighted in the First International Congress of Central American Film (2017) at the University of Costa Rica that, although during the nineties throughout Central America only one fiction film was produced (El Silencio de Neto, Guatemala, 1994), in the last 17 years, more than 200 films of all genres have been released. Authors such as Hispano Durón and Dr.


Migratory Governance - Caribbean states

9 keys for effective Migration Governance in the Caribbean

04 / 12 / 2018 | Migration Governance | Guest Contributor

The Caribbean has witnessed numerous waves of migration throughout history. Region wide economic stagnation; limited job opportunities; natural disasters such as floods, volcanic eruptions, hurricanes and earthquakes; have been important push and pull factors in the Caribbean, able to cause large and unforeseen migration flows.