Migrants, mainly from Central America and marching in a caravan, react as Mexican security forces approach them. Photo: ReutersMigrants, mainly from Central America and marching in a caravan, react as Mexican security forces approach them. Photo: Reuters
Migrants, mainly from Central America and marching in a caravan, react as Mexican security forces approach them. Photo: Reuters

Mexico detains 800 Central American migrants headed to US

  • National Guard forces prevented them from continuing their journey by forming a human fence along a road and using tear gas
  • The Interior Ministry later said the 800 migrants were ‘rescued’ after crossing the country’s southern border at the Suchiate River

Topic |   Mexico
Migrants, mainly from Central America and marching in a caravan, react as Mexican security forces approach them. Photo: ReutersMigrants, mainly from Central America and marching in a caravan, react as Mexican security forces approach them. Photo: Reuters
Migrants, mainly from Central America and marching in a caravan, react as Mexican security forces approach them. Photo: Reuters
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