Shelter in northern Mexico overwhelmed by arrivals of migrants
02 October 2021 | 12:06 pm
"This is the tip of the iceberg," says the spokesperson of a shelter in Monterrey, northern Mexico, as increasing numbers of migrants -- mainly Haitians -- arrive in the area after the dismantling of camps near the border with the United States.
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Thu, 16 February 2023 at 10:40 am GMT+1 A team of journalists at FRANCE 24's sister channel, France 2, have made a perilous journey alongside migrants in Colombia by crossing the treacherous jungle into Panama. They report on how the migrants - from as far away as Venezuela, Haiti and Africa - put their fears aside to try to fulfil their dream of one day reaching the United States.
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Once enacted, the electoral body reforms would reduce salaries and funding for local election offices. Additionally, they would lessen sanctions for candidates who fail to report campaign spending.
Ovidio Guzman, 32, was arrested for a second time in January this year. He faces charges in the United States relating to trafficking cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana into the country.
Tens of thousands of Mexicans marched against the president's overhaul of the electoral commission, which the US State Department welcomed as a "great debate on electoral reforms."
Authorities in Colombia have devised a plan with zoos and wildlife sanctuaries in India, Mexico and Ecuador to rehome a group of invasive and territorial hippos descended from Pablo Escobar's exotic animal collection.
The minors found were found in an abandoned truck along with 212 unrelated adults in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz. It is the highest number of migrant children found traveling through Mexico in recent times.
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