Migrants scuffle with Mexican troops while trying to cross river into Mexico

Jan 21, 2020, 12:05 PM(IST)

Immigration officials and National Guard officers on January 20 rounded up dozens of migrants who crossed the border from Guatemala to Mexico, in a new challenge for President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's efforts to contain migration at the bidding of the United States. The mostly Honduran migrants appeared to grow impatient on the bridge over the Suchiate River that connects the two countries after some were denied permission to cross by assembled Mexican migration officials.

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