Second migrant caravan in Guatemala heads toward Mexico

Second migrant caravan in Guatemala heads toward MexicoTrump has vowed to begin cutting millions of dollars in aid to Central America and called the caravan in Mexico a national emergency as he seeks to boost his Republican Party’s chances in the Nov. 6 congressional elections. The caravan, mostly Honduran migrants fleeing violence and poverty at home, is currently in the town of Huixtla in Chiapas state, around 31 miles (50 km) north of the Guatemalan border and a distant 1,100 miles (1,800 km) from the United States. Mexico’s government said in a statement on Tuesday that it had received 1,699 requests for refugee status, including children.



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