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Away from caravan, other migrants travel out of spotlight

 

October 26, 2018



TRANCAS VIEJAS, Mexico (AP) — On a day when a migrant caravan of several thousand was still crawling through far southern Mexico, hundreds of young men were walking swiftly between train rides more than 200 miles to the north.

Some of them had left Honduras the same day as those in the caravan. One had left a week later. The difference: They were moving along one of the traditional Central American migrant trails, riding the freight trains known as La Bestia, or "the beast," that have been speeding — and maiming — migrants on their journey toward the U.S. border for decades.

While wor...



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