Thousands of migrants were on the march north through Mexico over the weekend, until the country’s military and federal officials intercepted the caravan and shipped them back south.
Videos on Twitter show the group of about 2,000 from Africa, the Caribbean and Central America left Tapachula near Guatemala before dawn on Saturday, most carrying backpacks or satchels, water and other supplies. Federal police directed the group through the streets and neighborhoods and along a highway, where some attempted to hitch a ride on the back of semis or other vehicles, RT reports.
Caravan is on the go again: Hundreds depart southern Mexico for the US pic.twitter.com/qLxwvrX8ot
— RT (@RT_com) October 13, 2019
Many of the migrants in the videos were decked out in top name brand apparel for the big day – Nike hoodies, Fila pants, Jordan and Tommy Hilfiger shirts. One fellow even wore a Gucci shirt for the special occasion.
“Caravan is on the go again: Hundreds depart southern Mexico for the US,” the news site tweeted.
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