Migrants, troops slowly build up on Guatemala-Mexico border

Migrants, troops slowly build up on Guatemala-Mexico borderMore than 200 mostly Honduran migrants rested on a bridge at the Guatemala-Mexico border waiting for the arrival of others and hoping sheer numbers will improve their chances of entering Mexico and continuing their journey north. Across the river from Tecun Uman, in the Mexican border town of Ciudad Hidalgo, National Guard troops with riot shields trucked in throughout Friday afternoon in anticipation of the migrants’ next move. Mexico’s government has said migrants entering the country without registering will not be allowed to pass from the border area.



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