Photos: Migrant caravan reaches to 5,000, ready to advance toward US

America 10/21/18, 19:35

Migrant caravan numbers swelled to about 5,000 overnight and at first light they set out walking toward the Mexican town of Tapachula, 10 abreast in a line stretching approximately a mile (1.5 kilometers). Several hundred more already had applied for refugee status in Mexico and an estimated 1,500 were still on ...

Migrant caravan swells to 5,000, stretching a mile to advance toward US

America 10/21/18, 17:49

A growing throng of Central American migrants resumed their advance toward the U.S. border in southern Mexico on Sunday, overwhelming Mexican government attempts to stop them at the border. Their numbers swelled to about 5,000 overnight and at first light they set out walking toward the Mexican town of Tapachula, 10 ...

Update: Growing migrant caravan renews march to US

America 10/21/18, 08:52

The Latest on the caravan of Central American migrants hoping to reach the United States (all times local):7:40 a.m.A migrant caravan whose numbers swelled overnight to an estimated 5,000 people at the Mexico-Guatemala border has resumed its march toward the U.S. frontier.The migrants had grown frustrated with Mexico's attempts to ...

Migrant caravan re-forms in Mexico, members vow to reach US

America 10/21/18, 00:09

Despite Mexican efforts to stop them at the border, about 2,000 Central American migrants swam or rafted across a river separating that country from Guatemala, re-formed their mass caravan in Mexico and vowed to resume their journey toward the United States.A Central American migrant walks off the shore on the ...

Update: Many in caravan inclined to take Mexico asylum

America 10/20/18, 14:58

The Latest on a caravan of Central American migrants hoping to reach the United States (all times local):11:50 a.m.Many Central Americans in a mass caravan at the Mexican border with Guatemala appear inclined to apply for any kind of refugee status in Mexico, even though most initially intended to make ...

‘We are hungry!” Migrants wail at Mexico-Guatemala border

America 10/20/18, 00:11

A standoff between thousands of Central American migrants trying to reach the United States and Mexican police stretched through the night with some migrants hanging from the closed border gate wailing "there are children here" while others slept on the crowded bridge linking Guatemala to Mexico.Members of the caravan of ...

Update: Caravan migrants turn back at Mexico border

World 10/19/18, 13:29

The Latest on a caravan of Central American migrants hoping to reach the United States (all times local):11:50 a.m.Thousands of migrants traveling in a caravan briefly moved toward a border crossing on the Mexico-Guatemala frontier before turning around.Honduran migrants sing their national anthem standing standing at the shore of the ...

10 Things to Know for Today

Baseball 10/19/18, 06:07

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. TURKEY SAYS SAUDI CONSULATE AUDIO NOT SHARED WITH US OFFICIALSAnkara's foreign minister says the country will share the results of the investigation with the world as police probe whether Jamal Khashoggi's remains may ...

Migrants, police mass in town on Guatemala-Mexico border

America 10/19/18, 00:09

Members of a 3,000-strong migrant caravan have massed in this Guatemalan border town across the muddy Suchiate River from Mexico, as U.S. President Donald Trump threatens retaliation if they continue toward the United States.Paramedics attend Honduran migrant Jose Alainez, 49, who suffered an epileptic seizure while walking north with other ...

Food, water, ride: Guatemalans aid Honduran caravan migrants

World 10/18/18, 00:23

Sweaty, sunburned and exhausted, Jonathan Zuniga had been carrying his 1-year-old baby in his arms for five hours when help arrived unexpectedly from a local woman who offered him a used baby carriage."Thank you, thank you very much," Zuniga told her, accepting the gift with a broad grin. "I couldn't ...

Migrant caravan marches on in Guatemala amid Trump’s threats

World 10/17/18, 00:07

A caravan of some 2,000 migrants hoping to reach the United States marched deeper into Guatemala as President Donald Trump threatened to cut off aid to Central American countries that don't stop them.The weary Hondurans covered some 30 miles Tuesday to arrive in Chiquimula after crossing the border into Guatemala ...

Trump warns Honduras over migrant caravan now in Guatemala

America 10/16/18, 14:06

U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Tuesday to cut aid to Honduras if it doesn't stop a caravan of some 2,000 migrants, even as they resumed their northward trek through Guatemala with hopes of reaching the U.S. border.Despite having walked the entire previous day, with swollen, blistered and aching feet, the ...

Update: Trump threatens Honduran aid cut over caravan

World 10/16/18, 10:19

The Latest on a caravan of Central American migrants hoping to reach the United States (all times local):7:55 a.m.U.S. President Donald Trump is threatening to cut aid to Honduras if it doesn't stop a migrant caravan heading for the U.S.Trump did not follow through on a similar threat to the ...

US asks Central America to do more on illegal immigration

World 10/11/18, 16:44

Vice President Mike Pence has told leaders of three Central American countries that the U.S. is ready to do more to help their economies if they make a greater effort to fight illegal immigration.Pence addressed President Juan Orlando Hernandez of Honduras, President Jimmy Morales of Guatemala and Vice President Oscar ...

8 dead in crash were Arizona residents, Guatemalan migrants

California 09/21/18, 16:35

Arizona residents and Guatemalan immigrants in the U.S. illegally were among eight people killed earlier this week in a head-on crash on a highway near the historic prison town of Florence, authorities said Friday.The Arizona Department of Public Safety released the names of some of the people who died in ...

Border Patrol agents find 193 immigrants in southern Arizona

U.S. 09/19/18, 22:19

For the third time in a month, Border Patrol agents have found a large group of immigrants in a remote desert area of southern Arizona.Authorities said Wednesday that Ajo Station agents patrolling several miles west of the Lukeville Port last Sunday found 102 immigrants from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador ...

Guatemala court backs UN ant-graft chief against president

World 09/17/18, 00:17

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — In a blunt rebuke to President Jimmy Morales, Guatemala's Constitutional Court ordered that the head of a U.N.-backed anti-corruption commission be let back in the country two weeks after Morales barred him as he moved to defang the investigative body.

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