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Grafik zeigt die Hauptmigrationsrouten in Mittelamerika und Details zu dem Marsch.


Karawane der Honduras Migranten bewegt sich Richtung Norden

October 16, 2018 - Hunderte Honduraner flüchten vor Armut und Gewalt in der Heimat. Die Karawane bewegt sich Richtung Norden in der Hoffnung auf ein besseres Leben in den Vereinigten Staaten.

Up to 3,000 migrants crossed from Honduras into Guatemala on Oct 15, after a standoff with police in riot gear and warnings from Washington that migrants should not try to enter the United States illegally, according to a Reuters report.

The caravan formed on Oct 12, a day after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged the presidents of Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala to persuade their citizens to stay home and not put their families in danger by undertaking the risky journey to the United States.

Dubbed “March of the Migrant,” the participants plan to seek refugee status in Mexico or pass through to the United States.

PUBLISHED: 17/10/2018; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images