A group 126 migrants, mostly Haitians, were rescued from a container abandoned by Guatemalan police this Saturday. Team He tried to go to Mexico to enter the United States.
Among the rescued people, 106 were from Haiti, 11 from Nepal and nine from Ghana. Guatemalan National Civil Police Spokesman George Aguilar in detail at the press conference.
Agents were warned The presence of an abandoned trailer on the road between the cities of Nueva Concepcion and Gokhale, In the south of the country.
As the vehicle approached, it cried for help and gave clues to agents thrown at the container walls. They opened the doors and saw 126 people inside.
Shown were photos released by the police Immigrants getting out of the van With a backpack or sitting on the road.
The rescued received health care and were later transferred to the archives of a Guatemalan immigration agency. According to displaced spokeswoman Alejandra Mena, All will be returned to Honduras for lack of required documentation. Take the Guatemala newspaper Free press.
Due to its geographical location, The Guatemala is a natural route used by thousands of Central American immigrants. Despite being deported by American immigration officials from Haiti and African countries, the so-called American dream was to be achieved.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) announced this Saturday that More than 90,000 immigrants crossed the dangerous Darian Gorge in Panama this year alone and reached the United States, Mexico or Canada.
Area, in Thousands of Guatemalans, Hondurans, Salvadorans and Nicaraguans migrate to the United States each yearDespite the perilous and arduous journey, thousands of migrants, mainly Haitians, are facing a migration crisis as they cross the tide in search of better opportunities.
So far this yearMore than fifty immigrants died in Panama A company from the Panamanian prosecutor’s office reported this week as it attempted to cross the Darien forest area bordering Colombia.
On Friday, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said it was more than that 7,500 Haitians were deported by the United States within three weeks, chartering 70 planes to deport them.
On the same day, he was stopped by Mexican authorities 652 migrants, 355 of whom were minors, were transported in three trucks on a highway in the northeastern state of Tamilibas., According to official sources.
So far, authorities have identified 564 immigrants from Guatemala, 39 from Honduras, 20 from El Salvador, 28 from Nicaragua and one from Belize. According to reports, there were at least 197 minors travel alone.
With EuropaPress, AFP, EFE information