Migrants Prepare to Cross Guatemala-Mexico Border
The migrants are mostly Hondurans, but others have joined the caravan en route.
- Published 19 October 2018
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TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) — Members of a 3,000-strong U.S.-bound migrant caravan massed in a Guatemalan border town and prepared to begin crossing the muddy Suchiate River to Mexico Friday, in spite of U.S. President Donald Trump’s threats of retaliation. The first members of the group began arriving in Tecun Uman on buses and trucks early Thursday, but the bulk of the caravan sloshed into town on foot in a downpour late in the afternoon…