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Guatemalan authorities crack down on thousands of US-bound migrants fleeing poverty and violence

Between 7,000 and 8,000 migrants have entered Guatemala since Friday, according to its immigration authority, fleeing poverty and violence in a region battered by the pandemic and back-to-back hurricanes in November.

Guatemalan authorities on Saturday (local time) escalated efforts to stop thousands of Hondurans, many of them families with children, traveling in a migrant caravan bound for the United States just as a new administration is about to enter the White House.

  • SBS News

Between 7,000 and 8,000 migrants have entered Guatemala since …

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