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Surge of African migrants brave Latin America jungle trek for US dream

TAPACHULA, Mexico (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Using a stone, Ahmed Ali Hassan scraped away at the side of the container truck until he made a small hole, and putting his parched mouth to it, gasped for air. The overcrowded truck carrying nearly 100 migrants, many from Africa, took turns to breathe in pockets of dry… Read More »

Mexico boosts support for its migrants in the US after Trump win

MEXICO CITY: Mexico’s foreign ministry announced fresh steps on Wednesday to provide support to Mexican citizens living in the United States following the victory in last week’s U.S. presidential election by Donald Trump, who has promised to crack down on immigrants in the country illegally. The ministry said it was acting to help Mexicans avoid… Read More »

Mexico stops truck with 121 Central American migrants bound for US

MEXICO CITY: Immigration authorities in southern Mexico stopped a truck carrying 121 Central American migrants with signs of asphyxiation and dehydration, the National Migration Institute said in a statement on Thursday. Migration officials stopped the truck during a routine operation in the southern state of Tabasco, and were alerted to the migrants inside when they… Read More »