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Sofia Menchu

Hundreds of Central American migrants enter Mexico with few checks

Jan 18 2019

TAPACHULA, Mexico Hundreds of mostly Honduran migrants entered southern Mexico on Friday, joining around 1,000 other people from Central America who crossed a day earlier and putting to the test Mexico's vows to guarantee the safe and orderly flow of people.

New caravan of Honduran migrants crosses into Mexico

Jan 18 2019

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico, Jan 18 A group of Honduran migrants entered southern Mexico on Friday, joining more than 1,000 people who departed Central America in recent days headed to the United States and putting to the test Mexico's vows to guarantee the safe and orderly flow of people.

Nearly 1,000 Central American migrants in new caravans enter Mexico

Jan 17 2019

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala Almost 1,000 Central American migrants entered southern Mexico on Thursday in a test of the new government's pledge to manage an ongoing exodus fueled by violence and poverty that has strained relations with the Trump administration.

Guatemalan farms shift to palm oil, fueling family migration

Jan 08 2019

RAXRUHA, Guatemala In the poor, hot region of Guatemala that was home to a seven-year-old migrant girl before she died in U.S. border custody last month, palm oil cultivation is taking over from subsistence farming, adding to pressure on people to leave. | Video

Guatemalan farms shift to palm oil, fueling family migration

Jan 08 2019

RAXRUHA, Guatemala In the poor, hot region of Guatemala that was home to a seven-year-old migrant girl before she died in U.S. border custody last month, palm oil cultivation is taking over from subsistence farming, adding to pressure on people to leave. | Video

RPT-FEATURE-Guatemalan farms shift to palm oil, fueling family migration

Jan 07 2019

RAXRUHA, Guatemala, Jan 6 In the poor, hot region of Guatemala that was home to a seven-year-old migrant girl before she died in U.S. border custody last month, palm oil cultivation is taking over from subsistence farming, adding to pressure on people to leave.

FEATURE-Guatemalan farms shift to palm oil, fueling family migration

Jan 06 2019

RAXRUHA, Guatemala, Jan 6 In the poor, hot region of Guatemala that was home to a seven-year-old migrant girl before she died in U.S. border custody last month, palm oil cultivation is taking over from subsistence farming, adding to pressure on people to leave.

Guatemalan boy who died in U.S. custody had the flu: state officials

Dec 28 2018

GUATEMALA CITY/NEW YORK The 8-year-old Guatemalan boy who died in the custody of U.S. border agents this week had the flu before he passed away but the cause of his death is still unknown, state officials said on Friday.

Bereaved Guatemalan mother recalls hopes son would ease U.S. entry

Dec 28 2018

YALAMBOJOCH, Guatemala Between heavy sobs, Catarina Alonzo explained that when her husband left Guatemala to try to reach the United States, they hoped taking their 8-year-old son would make it easier for the pair to get in. Instead, the boy fell ill and died. | Video

U.S. expands medical checks after Guatemala boy dies; mother 'in despair'

Dec 26 2018

NENTON, Guatemala/WASHINGTON Migrant children will receive more thorough medical checks after an 8-year-old Guatemalan boy died in U.S. custody this week, the U.S. government said on Wednesday, and his mother expressed grief and despair over his death.

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