Over 3,000 migrants have crossed illegally into Guatemala from Honduras whereas heading in direction of america. Some teams of migrants have been capable of drive their means by border checkpoints, footage exhibits.
The massive congregation of migrants heading from Central American nations to the US crossed into Guatemala on Thursday, native officers stated.
Members of the group arrived on the border early within the morning and by noon greater than 3,000 of them illegally entered the nation, Guatemalan migration officers confirmed, interesting for assist from their Honduran colleagues.
— Xiomara Orellana (@XiomaraDanelia) October 1, 2020
ASÍ CRUZARON MÁS DE 300 hondureños de manera ilegal la frontera con Guatemala.
09hrs frontera de Corinto, Izabal.
Ya recorren la ruta del Atlántico. pic.twitter.com/P5edxC22Wj
— EL HOMBRE NOTICIA (@ArnulfoAgustinG) October 1, 2020
“[We] ask the Honduran authorities to cease these flows of their territory. This can’t be repeated,” Guatemalan director of migration, Guillermo Diaz, instructed Honduran HRN radio. The official stated extra migrants are on their means in direction of the nation, with a second group anticipated to achieve the border tomorrow.
A crowd about 1,000-strong has pressured its means from the Corinto crossing level, footage circulating on-line exhibits. Whereas the checkpoint was manned by armed border guards, they have been unable to push the group again into Honduras. As they rushed by the border, the guards apparently merely stepped apart to keep away from being trampled.
A big caravan of Central American migrants fleeing pandemic-induced poverty has pushed into Guatemala en path to Mexico and the U.S. This video recorded by @MigracionGuate officers at Corinto. pic.twitter.com/q6fPc6GuRi
— Brent McDonald (@docubrent) October 1, 2020
Whereas migrant caravans have repeatedly crossed by Central America in makes an attempt to achieve the US, the present group is the biggest one because the coronavirus pandemic struck the area in March. Like elsewhere throughout the globe, the coronavirus has closely hampered journey in Central America, together with that of unlawful migrants.
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