Challenges & Opportunities in Central America’s Northern Triangle Region

    When:
    June 2, 2021 – June 3, 2021 all-day
    2021-06-02T00:00:00-07:00
    2021-06-04T00:00:00-07:00
    Where:
    Virtual
    Contact:
    Institute of the Americas
    858 453-5560

    Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador (The Northern Triangle) are experiencing a historic diaspora to the U.S. southern border.  The precipitants of this migration are an unprecedented economic contraction occurring after back-to-back major hurricanes compounded by a pandemic and  further  complicated by heightened crime, violence and corruption. The United States, particularly California, is the primary destination for Central American migrants, making this a regional issue of immediacy to Californians and to the Institute of the Americas.  The Northern Triangle diaspora is also regional, affecting neighboring nations. The search for solutions and/or relief is now multi-national and increasingly urgent