Great news: ‘Migrant caravan’ from Honduras doubles in size, now up to 3,000

Great news: ‘Migrant caravan’ from Honduras doubles in size, now up to 3,000
"Migrant caravan" from Honduras, October 2018. YouTube video

[Ed. – A follow-up to this headline.  See our report from April 2018: there is zero doubt that this is a politically orchestrated action.]

Up to 3,000 migrants crossed from Honduras into Guatemala on Monday on a trek northward, after a standoff with police in riot gear and warnings from Washington that migrants should not try to enter the United States illegally.

The crowd more than doubled in size from Saturday, when some 1,300 people set off from northern Honduras in what has been dubbed “March of the Migrant,” an organizer said. The migrants plan to seek refugee status in Mexico or pass through to the United States.

Reuters could not independently verify the number of participants, but images showed a group carrying backpacks and clogging roads near the border, some waving the Honduran flag.

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