Hundreds of Honduran migrants set out for US amid pandemic

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About 2,000 Honduran migrants hoping to reach the United States entered Guatemala on foot Thursday morning, testing the newly reopened frontier that had been shut by the coronavirus pandemic.

travel Updated: Oct 02, 2020 08:44 IST

Associated Press | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Associated Press | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Gualan, Guatemala

Guatemala’s president quickly vowed to detain them and return them to Honduras, saying the migrants represented a threat to the health of Guatemalans amid efforts to contain the pandemic. Guatemala’s president quickly vowed to detain them and return them to Honduras, saying the migrants represented a threat to the health of Guatemalans amid efforts to contain the pandemic.(Associated Press)

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