Many who fled the uprising say life in the neighbouring country has not been easy.
Remittances from those working abroad make up a key part of the country’s economy.
Thousands working in Poland suddenly find themselves without jobs and homeless.
Russia’s economic woes will have a major knock-on effect in the region.
Despite the dangers, tens of thousands continue to seek a better future across the border.
Migrants who leave their troubled country face more problems on the Caribbean island.
Hundreds living in Trinidad and Tobago face an uncertain future.
Washington-Havana détente means many are worried time is running out to seek a new life.
Attitudes are often negative, fed by media rhetoric.
Kyrgystan’s membership of a Moscow-led trading bloc has softened the blow for its citizens, but Uzbeks and Tajiks are clearly suffering.