Jonathan’s Story: Pride and healing paths for LGTBIQ+ Venezuelan migrants and refugees

June is Pride month, an opportunity to celebrate all forms of love and diversity. It is also a reminder of all the challenges the LGTBIQ+ community faces worldwide, especially for those individuals in the context of human mobility. June has also been the month where two main events around the Venezuelan migration in Latin America andContinue reading “Jonathan’s Story: Pride and healing paths for LGTBIQ+ Venezuelan migrants and refugees”

Refugees and migrants from Venezuela during COVID-19 crisis

RET’s COVID-19 Regional Response in Latin America and the Caribbean RET has been present in the Latin America and the Caribbean region, since 2004, and has directly supported more than 717,000 direct project participants, and indirectly benefitted 3.6 Mio beneficiaries throughout 179 projects implemented predominantly in Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Venezuela, and Peru. Since 2016, RET’s responses were centeredContinue reading “Refugees and migrants from Venezuela during COVID-19 crisis”

The Impact of a Comprehensive Approach

More than 3,500 families and 24,000 adolescents and youth have participated in RET International’s programmes in Latin America and the Caribbean. 2015 marks 10 years of uninterrupted work in the region, with sustained growth. This work has created an important protection process for vulnerable young people affected by displacement, various forms of violence, armed conflictsContinue reading “The Impact of a Comprehensive Approach”

Young People Have a Say in Latin America and the Caribbean

Many countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have seen periods of heightened violence generated by gangs and the drug trade in urban centres. Instability has also been fuelled by armed conflict, especially in Colombia and its neighbouring countries. This has caused forced displacement and disrupted countless lives, creating pockets of enduring crises in certainContinue reading “Young People Have a Say in Latin America and the Caribbean”