Migrants protest after hundreds escape from Mexican detention center

Migrants protest after hundreds escape from Mexican detention centerTuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico) (AFP) – Central American migrants at a detention center in southern Mexico protested against their captivity on Friday, a day after an escape involving around 1,300 mostly Cuban inmates. Dozens of migrants shouted on Friday morning: “We want to go,” and “we’re hungry” at the facility in Tapachula, in the southern state of Chiapas. At dinner time on Thursday, some 1,300 migrants escaped after threatening to set fire to the detention center to protest against overcrowding, witnesses said.



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