Illegals managed to break through to Guatemala on Thursday, October 1, fleeing from poverty aggravated by the coronavirus epidemic.
Authorities of Guatemala sent back 3 586 illegal migrants, constituting the most part of the caravan heading north, to the USA. Illegals managed to break through to Guatemala on Thursday, October 1, saving from poverty aggravated by the coronavirus epidemic. They managed to pass by the Guatemalan military, stretched to the border.
The rest of the migrants continued moving towards Mexico. According to the migration authorities of Guatemala, at least 350 illegal migrants stayed on the evening of October 3 in two shelters located near the Mexican border.
Vice-Minister of foreign affairs of Guatemala Eduardo Sanchez called on the government of neighboring Honduras to stop the flow of migrants heading to the USA calling the caravan dangerous for health in conditions of coronavirus epidemic.
Earlier, Austria announced the failure of the policy of distribution of migrants across the EU countries. Austria has already received over 200 thousand people, who need to be “integrated before receiving new ones”, – said Chancellor Sebastian Kurz.