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Jobs in Mexico replace American dream for some caravan migrants

Tijuana - Stranded on the US-Mexican border with little hope of entering the United States, thousands of people from a migrant caravan are letting go of their American dream and settling on a Mexican one.

Caravan migrants declare hunger strike to pressure US

Tijuana - Ten Central American women taking part in the migrant caravan camped on the US-Mexican border said Thursday they were starting a hunger strike to pressure American authorities to let them apply for asylum.

Stuck at US border, caravan migrants losing hope

Tijuana - Still stinging from the tear gas that beat back their attempt to breach the US-Mexican border, members of the Central American migrant caravan are starting to lose hope, and in some cases are turning back.

Brazil's Bolsonaro rules out sending back Venezuelan migrants

Rio De Janeiro - President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said Saturday his government would not send back the tens of thousands of Venezuelans who have sought refuge in Brazil from the economic breakdown in their leftist-ruled homeland.

Help wanted: Tijuana offers Central American migrants a job

Tijuana - They're not just migrants, they're builders, cooks, painters and seamstresses: the caravan of Central Americans gathering at the US border boasts an attractive workforce and Tijuana, their last stop before California, wants to tap it.

New barricades at US-Mexico border as migrant caravan arrives

Tijuana - Huge metal or concrete barricades and walls of concertina wire went up Monday on both sides of a bustling US-Mexico border crossing as a caravan of US-bound Central American migrants pours into Tijuana, the last stop before California.

New migrant group sets out for US from El Salvador

Sansalvador - Defying US pledges to turn back those seeking asylum at the border, a caravan of about 200 migrants set out Sunday from El Salvador seeking their American dream.

C.American caravan gains speed, first migrants cross border

Tijuana - Hundreds of Central Americans arrived at the United States's southern border Wednesday, defying visiting US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, as the rest of a migrant caravan dramatically accelerated its pace to join them.

C.American caravan gains speed, more migrants reach border

Tijuana - Hundreds more migrants reached the US-Mexico border Wednesday, their numbers swelling as the main body of a much larger caravan of Central Americans followed behind them at an accelerated pace through Mexico.

Central American caravan continues toward US after rest

Mexico - Around 5,000 Central Americans left Mexico City at dawn Saturday, brushing exhaustion and illness aside to get back on the road towards the United States as part of a migrant caravan that has drawn fury from President Donald Trump.

Central American caravan continues toward US after rest

Mexico - Around 5,000 Central Americans left Mexico City at dawn Saturday, brushing exhaustion and illness aside to get back on the road towards the United States as part of a migrant caravan that has drawn fury from President Donald Trump.

Migrant caravan fragments as hundreds return to the road

Mexico - The caravan of Central American migrants whose trek toward the United States became a hot-button issue in the US mid-term elections fragmented Friday as hundreds left Mexico City to resume their journey.

Migrant caravan fragments as hundreds return to the road

Mexico - The caravan of Central American migrants whose trek toward the United States became a hot-button issue in the US mid-term elections fragmented Friday as hundreds left Mexico City to resume their journey.

Migrant caravan fragments as hundreds return to the road

Mexico - The caravan of Central American migrants whose trek toward the United States became a hot-button issue in the US mid-term elections fragmented Friday as hundreds left Mexico City to resume their journey.

Migrant caravan rests, regroups in Mexico City

Mexico - A caravan of Central American migrants that has drawn frequent Twitter tirades from President Donald Trump ahead of the US midterm elections rested and regrouped Monday at a stadium-turned-shelter in Mexico City before pressing on.

Migrant caravan rests, regroups in Mexico City

Mexico - A caravan of Central American migrants that has drawn near-daily Twitter tirades from President Donald Trump ahead of the US mid-term elections rested and regrouped Monday at a stadium-turned-shelter in Mexico City before pressing on.

After Nicaragua tumult, teen feels 'safe' in migrant caravan

Los Zacatones - With the national flag of Nicaragua draped over his wheelchair, 14-year-old Axel Sebastian Palacios cuts a distinctive figure among the thousands of mostly Honduran migrants traveling in caravan across Mexico.

1,000 Honduran migrants break Guatemala police cordon

Guatemala City - More than a thousand Honduran migrants broke through a Guatemalan police cordon on the border with Mexico Sunday as they attempted to join a larger caravan of compatriots heading towards the United States, police and rights groups said.

Hundreds of Salvadorans form new US-bound caravan

Sansalvador - A group of around 300 migrants left the El Salvador capital on foot on Sunday heading for the border with Guatemala in the hope of eventually realizing the "American dream" and reaching the United States.

Unemployment, danger and violence pushing Hondurans to flee to US

Tegucigalpa - Choking back tears, Glenda Lagos laments the departure of her teenage daughter to join the Honduran migrant caravan heading to the United States despite threats from President Donald Trump to turn them back at the border.

Venezuelan exiles turn to prostitution to feed families

Calamar - Back in Venezuela, they were teachers, police officers and newspaper carriers, but were forced to flee their homeland in search of work and money to survive.

For migrant caravan's children, a long trek to a murky dream

Huixtla - The caravan of Honduran migrants defying President Donald Trump by slowly trekking to the United States includes hundreds of children whose parents are ready to risk everything to give them a better future.

Climate change swelling Central American migration to US: experts

Panama - Deepening climate change will swell Central American migration to the United States, the region's environment ministers and experts warned Tuesday as a caravan of mostly Honduran migrants trekked towards the US border in defiance of President Donald Tr...

Pence points to leftist groups as caravan organizers

Washington - Vice President Mike Pence suggested Tuesday that leftist groups financed by Venezuela might be behind the caravan of Central American migrants headed toward the US border.

Mexico allows caravan women, children in, but thousands still stranded

Ciudad Hidalgo - Mexican authorities allowed dozens of women and children from a US-bound Honduran migrant caravan to enter the country Saturday but thousands remain stranded on a border bridge between Guatemala and Mexico where riot police barred their progress.

Thousands of Central American migrants stranded on Mexican border

Ciudad Hidalgo - Thousands of US-bound Honduran migrants remained stranded Saturday after spending the night on a border bridge between Guatemala and Mexico where riot police barred their progress.

Migrant caravan halted after storming Guatemala-Mexico border

Ciudad Hidalgo - Thousands of migrants who forced their way through Guatemala's northwestern border and flooded onto a bridge leading to Mexico, where riot police battled them back, on Saturday waited at the border in the hope of continuing their journey to the United ...

Pompeo begins Latin America trip amid tensions over migrant caravan

Panama - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived Thursday in Panama at the start of a tour of the Central American region that President Donald Trump blames for an "onslaught" of US-bound migrants.

Honduran migrants defy Trump to continue long march north

Guatemala City - Thousands of Honduran migrants marched north Wednesday in a bold attempt to reach the United States, defying threats from US President Donald Trump to stop aid to countries that let them pass.

'Urgent' donations needed to deal with Venezuela's migrant crisis: UN envoy

C - The UN special envoy for Venezuelan migrants called Tuesday for international donations to help South American countries deal with an "avalanche" of migrants from the crisis-wracked country."We will be appealing to donors...
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