Central American migrants in Mexico want buses to the U.S. border

MEXICO CITY >> Central American migrants in a caravan that has stopped in Mexico City demanded buses today to take them to the U.S. border, saying it is too cold and dangerous to continue walking and hitchhiking.

Mexico City authorities say that of the 4,841 registered migrants receiving shelter in a sports complex, 1,726 are under the age of 18, including 310 children under five.

“We need buses to continue traveling,” said Milton Benitez, a caravan coordinator. Benitez noted that It would be colder in northern Mexico and it wasn’t safe for the migrants to continue along highways, where drug cartels frequently operate.

He said the route and departure time would be decided at a meeting tonight.

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Original published: 2018-11-08 23:28:00 Read the full Hawaii News here


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