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From Guatemala to the US moved a caravan of thousands of migrants. About it reports Reuters on Wednesday, October 24.
Most of the participants in the new March Hondurans. Now they are in Mexico, 50 kilometers from the Guatemalan and 1.8 thousand kilometers from the us border.
The Mexican government said that it has received 1699 requests for refugee status including children. It is estimated that only in the new caravan of about 4.5 thousand people, says the Agency. It is noted that it is more the fact that previously moved in the direction of the US border, but stopped in southern Mexico.
Tramp previously promised to cut financial aid to Latin American countries due to the migrant March. In particular, he threatened to Honduras.
16 October it was reported that approximately three thousand migrants crossed the border of Honduras and Guatemala on 15 October and heading North in the direction of Mexico. Later they were joined by about 1.3 thousand people.
The movement, called “March of migrants”, not spontaneous — it has the organizers. The Guatemalan police failed to stop the Hondurans, in order to get to the U.S. or to seek asylum from the Mexican authorities.
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