Social and economic conditions in the country continue to worsen while the institutional crisis also deepens following the drug trafficking conviction of the president’s brother in a US court
The migrant caravan which is on it’s way to the United States has to pass through Guatemala and Mexico first in order to reach the US.
Thousands of Hondurans, who have set off for the US, seek to escape the deepening crisis within the country, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and the devastation caused by the Eta and Iota hurricanes in November 2020
Over 3,000 Hondurans have embarked on a perilous journey to the US in the absence of a response from the far-right government of President Juan Orlando Hernández to the socio-economic crisis in the country
Hondurans are undertaking this ordeal to escape violence, extreme poverty and for the prospects of a better life.
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Mexico has already begun processing hundreds of Central American migrants en route to the United States, despite stating that the migrants are “welcome” to stay
Thousands of Hondurans, every year, set off for the US on a perilous journey in order to escape violence, poverty and lack of opportunities and in search of better livelihoods
A new migrant caravan consisting of around 1,100 people started its journey towards the US from San Pedro Sula in Honduras.