Guatemala blocks part of caravan of migrants who're trying to reach United States to escape poverty, unemployment, and aftermath of two devastating hurricanes amid coronavirus pandemic.
Standing on the wall above the Rodolfo Robles International Bridge that connects Mexico with its southern neighbour, National Guard General Vincente Hernandez told migrants they would be allowed to cross the border in a "controlled" manner.
Close to 1,000 people gather in Honduras' second largest city forming a migrant caravan that will soon head for the US, as Guatemala leader says Mexico plans to contain the migrants.
If the two countries cannot reach an agreement, a five percent tariff on all Mexican goods entering the US will go into effect on Monday.
The Central American migrants are heading north towards the United States. The migrants are mainly from Honduras and are being monitored by a municipal police patrol.
As Trump continues to insist on the need for a border wall, thousands of people from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador have been arriving in Mexico with the aim of getting into the US. Most of them say they are fleeing violence.
US Customs and Border Protection said in a statement later that the gas was used to target rock throwers apart from the migrants who were trying to cross.
The commitment seeks to strengthen economic growth in the region and discourage illegal immigration.
Early on December 7, the girl started having seizures, and emergency responders measured her body temperature at 105.7 degrees, the Washington Post said. She was taken to a hospital where she died, according to the Post.
US authorities fire tear gas into Mexico to repel Central American caravan migrants approaching the US-Mexico border as US President Trump vents his anger on social media.
They accuse migrants and refugees of being messy, ungrateful and a danger to Tijuana, a narrative similar to US President Trump's. They complain the caravan forced its way into Mexico, calling it an "invasion."
Heads of state of Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking nations call for the development and assistance of countries migrants are fleeing. With about 3,000 migrants at the US border, Tijuana says the city is preparing for an influx that will last months.
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