BREAKING: Northbound migrant caravan doubles in size, enters Guatemala (VIDEOS)

BY TEAM DML / OCTOBER 16, 2018 /

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By Jorge Cabrera

AGUA CALIENTE, Guatemala (Reuters) – Up to 3,000 migrants crossed from Honduras into Guatemala on Monday on a trek northward, after a standoff with police in riot gear and warnings from Washington that migrants should not try to enter the United States illegally.

The crowd more than doubled in size from Saturday, when some 1,300 people set off from northern Honduras in what has been dubbed “March of the Migrant,” an organizer said. The migrants plan to seek refugee status in Mexico or pass through to the United States.

Reuters could not independently verify the number of participants, but images showed a group carrying backpacks and clogging roads near the border, some waving the Honduran flag.

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Rows of Guatemalan police in black uniforms, some wearing helmets and shields, initially blocked migrants from reaching a customs booth, Reuters images showed. It was not clear how long the standoff lasted, but the group was ultimately able to cross, said march organizer Bartolo Fuentes, a former Honduran lawmaker.

A police official on site said all Central Americans could pass freely through the region as long as they complied with migration control.

“We’re going to drop in on Donald Trump. He has to take us in,” said Andrea Fernandez, 24, who left Honduras with a newborn baby, a 5-year-old daughter and 7-year-old son because she said she could not find work and feared for their safety.

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2 Comments

  1. Steve October 16th, 2018 at 11:56 am

    Waving the Honduran flag.Trump has to take us in.That says it all.We are being invaded by leeches.These illegals must be stopped.We should meet them at the border and turn them away using whatever it takes.All trade with Mexico should stop until they stop abetting these invaders

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  2. ZS October 16th, 2018 at 12:02 pm

    America does not have to do a damn thing for you. Stsy in your country and fight your own government to make things better. Instead you take the cowards way out and run away. You put yourself and your children in harms way. People – choldren will probably die along the way – thats your fault for putting innocent babies in that situation. Shame shame shame on each and everyone of you..

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