Mexico stops truck carrying Central American migrants

FILE PHOTO: A convey police officer retains seek at a freeway all the plan in which by the “12th Caravan of Migrants” in Escobedo, convey of Nuevo Leon, Mexico December 17, 2019. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s National Guard mentioned on Saturday that they detained 108 Central American migrants touring inside an overcrowded truck toward the U.S. border in the northern convey of Nuevo Leon.

In fresh weeks, thousands of Central American migrants private been heading north after abet-to-abet hurricanes slack closing year displaced higher than half of 1,000,000 other people in the gap.

A Honduran lady on the passenger’s seat of the truck and four other people in its cabin didn’t private the paperwork that can likely per chance allow her to legally care for in Mexico, the National Guard mentioned in a observation.

After hearing noises, officers requested an inspection of the truck and learned one more 103 Central Individuals, all with out exact migration paperwork.

The migrants private been handed over to immigration authorities.

Reporting by Diego Ore; editing by Jonathan Oatis

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