U.S.-Bound Migrants Clash With Mexican Forces At Guatemala Border

From: washingtonpost.com

MEXICO CITY — Central American migrants, traveling in a caravan from Honduras, tried to force their way through the Mexico-Guatemala border Monday after the Mexican government rejected their request to transit toward the United States.

About a dozen people appeared to push through the gate of a bridge between the two countries, slipping through a cordon of Mexican security officials. A larger group waded across the Suchiate River that separates the two countries. Mexican National Guard troops deployed along the banks of the river tried to repel those who waded across and pursued others who reached Mexican soil.

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