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Jordi Amaral is a former Research Consultant at MPI, where he worked with the Latin America and Caribbean Initiative. He is a Research Analyst at Hxagon and a freelance researcher and writer specializing in Latin America and the Caribbean, migration, politics, human rights, security and rule of law, and development. Previously, he worked with the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), the Atlantic Council, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the Central American Resource Center, and ONG Rescate.
Mr. Amaral holds a BA in international affairs and Latin American and hemispheric studies from the George Washington University, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude.
Although Caribbean migration is often discussed in terms of movement to North America and Europe, migration within the region has increased notably in recent years. With people on the move for work or study, to join family, and to seek safety from natural disasters or persecution, this mobility takes many forms. This report explores Caribbean migration trends and the policies and institutions put in place at national and regional levels to manage them.
Más de cinco años después de que números importantes de venezolanos empezaron a salir de su país, se ha vuelto cada vez más claro que muchos de ellos permanecerán en los países a los que migraron, si no permanentemente, por un largo periodo. ¿Cómo se están integrando en países claves de América del Sur? Este informe evalúa la inclusión económica, el acceso a la salud y a la educación, y la cohesión social, así como las condiciones cambiantes a causa de la pandemia.
More than five years since Venezuelans began emigrating in large numbers, it is becoming clear that many plan to stay abroad for an extended time, if not permanently. How are they settling into life in key South American destination countries? This report explores their economic inclusion, access to education and health care, social cohesion, and more, and how conditions have changed amid the pandemic.