Guatemala ups pressure on US-bound migrant caravan, clears road

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Guatemalan security forces on Monday cleared a road of hundreds of people in a mostly Honduran migrant caravan that had camped out overnight when authorities barred it from advancing toward the United States.

The government said the road in eastern Guatemala had reopened to traffic after troops wielding plastic shields closed in on the migrants just beyond the village of Vado Hondo, some 55 km (34 miles) from the borders of Honduras and El Salvador.

The removal of the large group was the latest effort by Guatemalan authorities to break up the caravan, which authorities said numbered close to 8,000...


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Guatemala ups pressure on US-bound migrant caravan, clears road


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