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A infografia mostra as principais rotas de migração na América Central e detalhes da marcha em curso.


Migrantes hondurenhos rumam aos EUA

October 16, 2018 - Centenas de hondurenhos que fogem à pobreza no seu país deslocam-se para norte numa caravana de migrantes na esperança de iniciarem uma nova vida nos Estados Unidos.

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: 16/10/2018; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images