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Harrowing photo of drowned migrants at US border draws global attention

06 June, 2019 11:02 pm 11:02 pm

MATAMOROS, Mexico (Reuters) – A harrowing photo of a man and his young daughter who drowned on the U.S.-Mexico border has brought global attention to the dangers for a wave of mostly Latin American migrants travelling north, with Pope Francis on Wednesday expressing “immense sadness” at the deaths. The picture of Oscar Alberto Martinez and … Read More



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Dead Guatemalan girl dreamed of sending money home to poor family

12 December, 2018 8:16 am 8:16 am

SAN ANTONIO DE CORTEZ, Guatemala (Reuters) – The 7-year-old Guatemalan migrant girl who died after being detained by US border agents this month was inseparable from her father and had looked forward to being able to send money home to support her impoverished family, relatives said. Nery Caal, 29, and his daughter Jakelin were in … Read More



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