PressTV-Central American migrant caravan resumes march to US

Thousands of migrants from Central America are crossing Mexico toward the United States in a caravan have resumed their long journey, walking about 12 hours to their next destination.

The migrants walked and hitched rides on Wednesday from the town of Huixtla, in southern Mexico, to Mapastepec, some 60 kilometers (40 miles) away.

They have so far traveled about 100 kilometers from the Mexico-Guatemala border, where they crashed through a series of border gates Friday.  The migrants still have some 3,000 kilometers left to walk to reach the US.

The migrants have drawn near-daily Twitter tirades from US President Donald Trump.

They left at dawn after taking a one-day break to rest, carrying their few belongings on their backs, many with babies pressed to their chests or holding their children by the hand.

Fleeing violent crime, poverty and political unrest at home, the migrants say they are determined to reach the United States, despite…

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