There are now four convoys that have left Mexico for the United States in recent days. Another one this Saturday, from Tapachula. About 300 people, the vast majority from Central America, They left at 07:00 local time from the city of the Mexican state of Chiapas, on the border with Guatemala, always heading north.
Its members appear, especially Venezuelans, Cubans and Haitians Tired of waiting for papers that allow them to remain lawfully in that country and choose to try to seek asylum in the United States.
This is the fourth caravan to leave southern Mexico in recent days. The previous three have been resolved By the National Guard and agents of the National Institute of Migration, according to various organizations in an unnecessarily violent manner.
All this in the midst of an important operation by a government Manuel Lopez Obrador Try to prevent these people from reaching the border with the United States. The Mexican president has already promised this week that he will send a letter to his American counterpart Joe Biden Insist on paying attention to this matter and requesting the granting of temporary work visas to Central American citizens.