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International News: Mexican authorities discover nearly 500 migrants at deserted site; Majority from Guatemala

Posted: Saturday, August 5, 2023. 1:21 pm CST.

By Zoila Palma Gonzalez:  On Friday, Mexico’s Immigration Agency reported the discovery of 491 migrants at a compound located by a highway east of Mexico City.

The Associated Press reveals that an overwhelming majority of the found individuals – 485 out of 491 – are Guatemalan nationals, while the remaining six are from Honduras.

The group contained a high proportion of young individuals, with 277 children and youths among the migrants. Officials further noted that 52 of these young migrants were unaccompanied minors.

The migrants were discovered at a compound near Puebla, a location often utilized by human smugglers as part of their routes. This incident underscores the ongoing challenges in addressing the migrant crisis in the region.

 

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