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Mexico: 600 migrants rescued from 2 trailers, authorities say

By DW
23 November 2021   |   10:54 am
The migrants were "crammed" into the trailers of two trucks, according to the local head of the Human Rights Commission. Most were from the neighboring state of Guatemala.

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