Regional Response to Migration of Venezuelans

It is estimated that the number of Venezuelans abroad rose from 700,000 to more than 1,600,000 between 2015 and 20171. This large-scale migration in South America is demonstrated by a significant increase of Read More

First Caribbean Network to Fight Human Trafficking meets in Trinidad and Tobago


Port of Spain – 30 experts and government officials from 15 Caribbean states and territories met in Trinidad and Tobago to formalize the first network in this region focused on the fight against human Read More

High-level workshop: Human Mobility and Disasters in the Caribbean

Under the framework of the Caribbean Migration Consultations (CMC), the Government of the Dominican Republic, with the support of IOM, hosted a workshop with the participation of officials and decision makers of the Caribbean, to raise awareness and strengthen the regional capacities on Read More

What is the Caribbean expecting from new regional cooperation on migration?

The Bahamas - The second meeting of the Caribbean Migration Consultations (CMC) took place from 4-6 December 2017, hosted by the Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, with the attendance of Read More

IOM Steps up Response as Hurricane Maria Increases Needs in Storm-Battered Caribbean Islands

San Jose – Just two weeks after Hurricane Irma overwhelmed several Caribbean islands, Hurricane Maria has multiplied humanitarian needs in the region. Since 20 September, IOM surge team members have been Read More

IOM Publishes Working Paper on Migration in the Caribbean

This working paper provides an overview of the migration situation in the Caribbean. The document shows migration related facts, highlights migration trends, and discusses current and future challenges for migration governance in the region. The countries included in this study are all major Read More

Caribbean Consultation for Global Compact for Migration Held in Trinidad and Tobago

Port of Spain – A Sub-Regional Consultation for the Caribbean towards a Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) is being held this week (27-28/11) in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. Hosted by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, these consultations are Read More