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US News Honduras: the migrant caravan, on its way to the United States, enters Guatemala

18:55  16 january  2021
18:55  16 january  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

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Thousands of Honduran migrants hoping to reach the United States have entered Guatemala Under pressure from the United States , Mexico deployed its national guard and more immigration The US embassy in Honduras said on Twitter on Wednesday that migration to the US was more

The caravan , which could consist of up to 2,000 migrants , began its journey from Honduras on Honduran migrants wait in line to cross over the border checkpoint into Guatemala in Agua A new caravan of at least several hundred Hondurans has set off toward the United States on foot or in

Les migrants, qui se dirigent vers les États-Unis, traversent le poste-frontière d'El Florido pour se rendre au Guatemala, le 15 janvier 2021. © REUTERS - STRINGER The migrants, heading for the United States, cross the El Florido border post to reach in Guatemala, January 15, 2021.

A new march of migrants has left Honduras. The approximately 4,500 illegal migrants will have to cross no less than three borders - first the one separating them from Guatemala, then they must cross to Mexico to reach their final destination, the United States.

With babies in their arms and often with just a plastic bag for all luggage, the migrants crossed their first obstacle: the El Florido border post, 220 kilometers from the capital Guatemala.

Hundreds of police officers in riot gear had taken a stand, but they finally let it go so as not to endanger the many minors present in this human caravan.

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Hundreds of people in the vanguard of a new migrant caravan from Honduras forced their way across the border with Guatemala on Wednesday, intent on reaching the United States . Thousands of Central American migrants have been braving the risk of extortion, kidnap and even murder as they flee

A new migrant caravan of around 2,000 Hondurans is now passing though Guatemala in hopes of Under pressure from the United States , Mexico deployed its National Guard and more immigration At the Honduras - Guatemala border, the migrants pushed past outnumbered Guatemalan police

To cross the Guatemalan border, in principle, identity documents and a negative Covid test must be presented, but even if many did not meet this condition, the migrants were able to continue on their way, determined to cross Guatemala and Mexico to walk to find a better life in the United States.

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Everyone wants to believe that the successor of Donald Trump will relax the migration policy . But the US Customs and Border Protection has already showered that hope by saying, “Don't waste your time and money and risk your safety and health.

More than a dozen such migrant caravans have already left Honduras without ever arriving on American soil.

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