Hundreds of migrants in southern Mexico board ‘The Beast’ heading north

Central American migrants, moving in a caravan through Juchitan, Oaxaca are pictured atop a train known as "The Beast" while continuing their journey toward the United States, in Mexico April 26, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Cortes

IXTEPEC, Mexico (Reuters) – Hundreds of migrants hoping to reach the United States boarded a freight train in southern Mexico late on Thursday, frustrated by efforts to slow their progress by the Mexican government, which is under pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump. The risky move to board the train, known as “La Bestia” (The […]

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