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Bulk of migrant caravan departs Mexico City

5 monthes ago   |   By WGN TV

MEXICO CITY - Thousands of Central American migrants were back on the move toward the U.S. border Saturday, after dedicated Mexico City metro trains whisked them to the outskirts of the capital and drivers began offering rides north.
At the Line 2 terminus, migrants began making their way to a main highway to resume walking and hitchhiking with the tacit approval of Mexican officials.
Near a major toll plaza about 19 miles north of the city, Mexico state police and human rights officials helped load men, women and children onto flatbeds and asked passing buses and trucks if they would...
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Mexico Gave the Migrant Caravan a Warm Welcome. It Wasn't Always This Way

5 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

A caravan of Central American migrants has left Mexico City, bound for the U.S. border. The group has forced a reckoning in Mexico over the treatment of migrants.
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Majority of Migrant Caravan Prepares to Leave Mexico City

5 monthes ago   |   By Time

Almost 4,000 Central American migrants prepared to depart a stadium in southern Mexico City early Saturday for the longest and most dangerous leg of a trek to the U.S. border that has drawn fire from President Donald Trump.
The bulk of the caravan will follow the roughly 900 migrants who left Mexico City on Friday, and many were impatient to get going after having spent much of the week in the sports complex.
“Let's go, let's go!” shouted Eddy Rivera, 37, a rail-thin migrant from Honduras who said he couldn't take staying in the camp any longer.
“We are all sick, from the humidity and the...
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Bulk of migrant caravan departs Mexico City

5 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

MEXICO CITY - Thousands of Central American migrants were back on the move Saturday, as dedicated Mexico City metro trains whisked members of a caravan headed to the U.S. border to the last stop on a line in the northern part of the capital. The first subway train pulled out before 5 a.m. local time, with police, metro workers and human rights officials guiding the bulk of migrants through the city's empty stations. At the Line 2 terminus, they then got out and began making their way to a main highway to resume walking and hitchhiking through Mexico.
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