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Migrant Surge into Guatemala Reaches 3,500, Heads for Mexico

WorldNews Saturday, 18 January 2020
Migrant Surge into Guatemala Reaches 3,500, Heads for MexicoMore than 3,500 Central Americans had poured into Guatemala by Friday in U.S.-bound gatherings known as caravans, officials said, posing a headache for the leaders of Guatemala and Mexico amid fierce U.S. pressure to curb migration. President Donald Trump has repeatedly urged the region to prevent such groups of migrants reaching Mexico's border with the United States, and the latest exodus from Honduras that began on Wednesday has...
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