Tecun Uman, GUATEMALA Hundreds of Central Americans trying to reach the United States were stuck at the Mexico-Guatemala border on Wednesday after the Mexican government beefed up security to meet U.S. demands to contain migrant flows.
SUCHIATE RIVER, Guatemala/Mexico Mexican security forces fired tear gas at rock-hurling Central American migrants who waded across a river into Mexico earlier on Monday, in a chaotic scramble that saw mothers separated from their young children.
TECUN UMAN A large caravan of Central Americans was preparing to cross the Guatemalan border into Mexico on Monday, posing a potential challenge to the Mexican government's pledge to help the United States contain mass movements of migrants.
TECUN UMAN Hundreds of Central Americans gathered on the Guatemala-Mexico border on Sunday, aiming to cross en masse early on Monday in what could prove a stiff test of the Mexican government's pledge to satisfy U.S. demands to curb migrant flows.
TECUN UMAN, Guatemala Central American migrants entered Mexico from Guatemala in small groups on Saturday after brief clashes earlier in the day when dozens of people tried to force their way across the border and were pushed back by Mexican security forces. | Video
MEXICO CITY Waving white roses, singing ballads and clutching portraits of a dapper man in a tuxedo, thousands of fans paid tribute to late pop crooner Jose Jose on Wednesday at a music-filled ceremony in Mexico City.
TAPACHULA, Mexico, June 20 Millions of new trees
will soon begin sprouting in El Salvador thanks to a program
funded by the Mexican government that aims to help impoverished
communities that often create fertile ground for fleeing
TAPACHULA, Mexico Millions of new trees will soon begin sprouting in El Salvador thanks to a programme funded by the Mexican government that aims to help impoverished communities that often create fertile ground for fleeing migrants.
TAPACHULA, Mexico Mexican officials detained nearly 800 undocumented migrants on Saturday, the government said, in one of the biggest swoops against illegal immigration in recent months, as members of the National Guard began patrolling the southern border.
TEXCOCO, Mexico, June 17 Mexican presidential
front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday that if
he wins the July 1 election, he will aim to hold a public vote
before taking office on whether to finish building a $13 billion
airport outside Mexico City.