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Nov 16

Central American caravans on November 16

After more than a month on the road, traveling by foot, bus, car, truck, and every other means of conveyance, the  5000-odd mostly Honduran caravan has reached  its destination. Eight hundred migrants arrived at dawn yesterday, joining more than 750 already in place, and the remainder are expected today. Residents of the city in which …

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Nov 15

Central American caravans on November 15

While  the largest portion of the now more than 12,000 Central American migrants in Mexico are still much further south., the news media is filled this morning with announcements that many of the caravan have already arrived in Tijuana.  Fox News is reporting that “nine buses trucked 357 travelers” on Tuesday.  U.S. News and World …

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Nov 14

Central American caravan on November 14

Some hundreds of migrants have already reached Tijuana, but the bulk remain far to the south. After spending Monday night in Guadalajara, about 5000 migrants in the caravan left that Pacific coast city on buses provided by the Jalisco state government.  However, instead of transporting them all the way to the next Mexican state, Nayarit, …

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Nov 13

Central American caravans on November 13

It’s becoming more difficult to fix the location of the (original) caravan. An article in the Wall Street Journal explains why: “Largest of Migrant Caravans Splits Into Smaller Groups.” In a process that had begun even before the group landed in Mexico City several days ago, the caravan had started to split as migrants, many …

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Nov 12

Central American caravan on November 12

The majority of the original caravan spent the night in the city of Irapuato, in a camp set up around a family center and small sports complex.  They had earlier made the 62-mile trip to Irapuato from Queretaro, which reported that 6,531 migrants had passed through between Friday and Saturday. This number suggests the caravan had grown …

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Nov 11

Central American caravan on November 11

On the move again, the majority of the original caravan was set to leave Queretaro  this morning and head to Irapuato, about 62 miles to the west.  Irapuato–around 1500 miles from San Diego –is on the Viacrucis route that we told you about yesterday. Mexican news outlets are also reporting that two of the remaining caravans …

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Nov 10

Central American caravan on November 10

As reported here yesterday, the original caravan  was expected to leave Mexico City Friday morning and head northwest toward the U.S. border, stopping first in the city of Queretaro, 120 miles away. According to the Al Jazeera  website, only a portion of the approximately 5000 migrants actually left on Friday. The remaining thousands chose to …

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Nov 09

Central American caravan on November 9 (Update)

USA Today is reporting today that the migrant caravan that had been holed up in the sports stadium in Mexico City for the past few days has now left the capital. Their immediate goal is said to be Querétaro, a town about 120 miles to the northwest.  This comes after another failure to arrange free bus …

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Nov 09

Central American caravan on November 9

The original caravan–and the only one the major news outlets even mention anymore–is, by all accounts, still holed up in Mexico City, awaiting either additional migrants from the south, a decision on which direction to head, or. . . ? Left-leaning news sites this morning are filled with such headlines as “Fox News barely mentions …

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Nov 08

Central American caravans on November 8

The original caravan is still reportedly in Mexico City, with members of the follow-on caravans en route to join them. Final destinations remain unclear, though the U.S. has begun to fortify certain ports of entry, eg, Nogales, Arizona.

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