Video | ‘Blocking the Spread of COVID-19: Global Border Closure Policies in Central America and Mexico’ explained by René Leyva Flores and Belkis Aracena
Authors René Leyva Flores and Belkis Aracena speak of their chapter, written with Karol Rojas, “Blocking the Spread of COVID-19: Global Border Closure Policies in Central America and Mexico”. The chapter analyses border closure and internal mobility restriction, measures adopted to control the COVID-19 pandemic, and their relation to the behaviour of the COVID-19 pandemic (by case number trends), comparing Central American countries and Mexico. This chapter is part of the 14th thematic volume of International Development Policy: “Governing Migration for Development from the Global Souths”. This issue provides perspectives through case studies from the global South(s) focusing on the challenges and opportunities of governing migration on the subnational, national, regional and international levels.
Cite the volume: Dêlidji Eric Degila and Valeria Marina Valle (eds.) (2022) Governing Migration for Development from the Global Souths, International Development Policy | Revue internationale de politique de développement, 14 (Geneva, Boston: Graduate Institute Publications, Brill-Nijhoff). DOI: 10.4000/poldev.4544. Paperback version: forthcoming, Autumn 2022 at https://brill.com/view/serial/IDP