By: Steve Dellar | 03-30-2018 | News
Photo credit: Luc Forsyth for BuzzFeed News

Mexico – Caravan Of Honduras Immigrants Heading For US Border Too Large To Stop

A large group of Central Americans, mostly from Honduras, has been marching for a few days in Mexico heading to the US border. Given the size of their caravan (about 1,500 people), none of the Mexican authorities have made an effort to stop them so far, even though they are in the country without authorization.

Organized by an NGO called Pueblos Sin Fronteras, or People Without Borders, the volunteers stated that the sheer size of their group should scare off both Mexican authorities and criminals wanting to assault them.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Mexican authorities are allowing an migrant army to cross into Mexico from Guatemala bound for the United States. The illegal alien army, being led by the group, Pueblos Sin Fronteras. Nothing is being done to Mexico to stop &amp; deport the migrants before their invasion of the U.S. <a href="https://t.co/KlRZUQtXSW">pic.twitter.com/KlRZUQtXSW</a></p>&mdash; 🇺🇸&#39;Proud Texan&#39;🇺🇸 ▄︻┻═━一 (@starcrosswolf) <a href="https://twitter.com/starcrosswolf/status/979874165837651968?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">March 31, 2018</a></blockquote>

<script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

Most of them claim they are fleeing Honduras as the political unrest spread when President Juan Orlando Hernandez was sworn in after a contested election in 2017. They chant “out with JOH,” “we aren't immigrants, we're international workers” and “the people united will never be defeated.”

Twenty-nine-year-old Mateo Juan: “Going alone is risky. You're risking an accident, getting jumped by robbers, and even your life.”

“All of that, and then you don't get to the United States. The caravan is slower but you know you're going to get there safely.”

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Pueblos Sin Fronteras organized a caravan of about 1,350 Central Americans traveling from the City of Tapachula on the Mexico-Guatemala border to the U.S. They plan to either apply for asylum or slip away from the group to cross illegally once they arrive. <a href="https://t.co/zeUu6EIEgy">https://t.co/zeUu6EIEgy</a></p>&mdash; NumbersUSA (@NumbersUSA) <a href="https://twitter.com/NumbersUSA/status/979811770159239168?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">March 30, 2018</a></blockquote>

<script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

A Honduras mother walking with her two young kids called Karen said: “The crime rate is horrible, you can't live there.”

“After the president was sworn in it got worse. There were deaths, mobs, robbed homes, adults and kids were beaten up.”

By Friday afternoon, the group had set up camp in Santiago Niltepec, in Mexico's Oaxaca state.

Source:

https://www.axios.com/caravan-of-central-americans-headed-for-the-us-95aa1e82-5be1-497d-86f1-4c80fc764fd1.html

Twitter: #QAnon #Trump #GOP #Texas #UConn #USA #Mexico #Honduras

Share this article
Thoughts on the above story? Comment below!
0 comment/s
What do you think about this article?
Name
Comment *
Image

Recent News

Popular Stories