Nearly 150 smuggled Central American migrants rescued in Mexico

Nearly 150 smuggled Central American migrants rescued in MexicoNearly 150 Central Americans being smuggled to the United States were rescued Saturday in Mexico after traveling tightly packed in a poorly ventilated truck. The rescue was initially described by authorities in eastern Veracruz state as a near-tragedy with chilling similarities to an incident last week in Texas in which 10 would-be migrants to the US perished. Authorities said a total of 147 people were found in the town of Tantima in Mexico’s Veracruz state.



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