On a late evening in August, a family of eight migrants from Honduras arrived at the refugee shelter where 2010-11 Rotary Peace Fellow Giorgio Algeri was serving as a short-term volunteer in Tabasco, Mexico, near the border with Guatemala. They had been chased out of the place they were staying at machete point by the drunken son of the landlord, forcing them to leave all their belongings behind. Algeri writes about an increasing trend of violence against refugees and migrants and why we need to take action.
Click here to read Algeri's story.