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Honduran flag leads new migrant caravan expected to cross into Mexico this weekend

They’re back.

Several hundred migrants left San Pedro Sula, Honduras this week and the numbers swelled as the caravan crossed into Guatemala, where scores walked along a highway and hitchhiked north with their eye on a new life in the United States.

Honduran police fired tear gas at migrants who evaded check points with Guatemala as they marched toward Mexico, where officials have already promised not to grant transit visas. Mexico Interior Minister Olga Sanchez Cordero told BBC a task force will work with each migrant individually to offer opportunities to stay in Mexico.

“Mexico is not only a transit country,” Cordero said. “In no way we have transit visas or safe passage.”

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