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This media creates Latin American conversations from seven priority communities: women change agents, LGBTI+ populations, journalists, technologists, environmentalists, migrants and entrepreneurs. With a focus on human rights, innovation and regional perspective.
Walls Of Shame: Trump Is Not Alone In Building Barriers To Shut Out Latin Americans
Migrant Lives
Astrid Morales

Walls Of Shame: Trump Is Not Alone In Building Barriers To Shut Out Latin Americans

Keeping out the poor from one country to another, or even within a country, is not a new idea, though former U.S. President Donald Trump seems to have set off a new wave across the region, and the world.

If you are from Latin America and you hear the word “wall,” you most likely think of the one that Donald Trump began to build between the United States and Mexico. However, there are currently more than 60 border walls around the world, and, contrary to popular belief, Trump's is not the only one keeping Latin Americans out of a territory.

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