Thousands of US-bound migrants surge into Guatemala

Entre-Ríos (Guatemala) (AFP) – Thousands of mostly Honduran migrants bound for the United States surged across the border into Guatemala on Thursday, just weeks before a tense American presidential election where immigration is a key issue.Carrying backpacks and plastic bags, the migrants pushed past two lines of Guatemalan soldiers at the Entre Rios border crossing and continued north — defying the risks and restrictions linked to the coronavirus pandemic.Guatemalan Migration Institute officials said some 3,000 people had crossed the border without submitting to a Covid-19 test, required for…

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