Skip to comments.Caravan migrants break Guatemala border fence, rush Mexico (Update)
Posted on 10/19/2018 2:56:02 PM PDT by SkyPilot
TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) Central Americans traveling in a mass caravan broke through a Guatemalan border fence and streamed by the thousands toward Mexican territory Friday, defying Mexican authorities entreaties for an orderly migration and U.S. President Donald Trumps threats of retaliation.
Arriving on the Mexican side of a border bridge, they were met by a phalanx of police with riot shields. About 50 managed to push their way through before officers unleashed pepper spray and the rest retreated.
The gates were closed again, and a federal police officer used a loudspeaker to address the masses, saying, We need you to stop the aggression.
Waving Honduran flags and carrying umbrellas to protect against the sun, the migrants arrived earlier at the Guatemalan side of the muddy Suchiate River that divides the country from Mexico, noisily demanding they be let in.
One way or another, we will pass, they changed, clambering atop to U.S.-donated military jeeps parked at the scene as Guatemalan police looked on.
Young men began tugging on the fencing and finally succeeded in tearing it down, and men, women and children rushed through and toward the border bridge just up the road.
Edwin Santos of San Pedro Sula was one of the first to race past helpless Guatemalan police, clutching the hands of his father and wife.
We are going to the United States! he shouted euphorically. Nobody is going to stop us!
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Perhaps you can see why.
Ping to you girl!
In an orderly and just world, it would be appropriate to make the call to Spooky and end this invasion in a couple of minutes.
Have at it, Mexico ... and we didn’t give them instructions on how to game YOUR system.
That guy hasn’t missed any meals.
The globalists and open-borders traitors want to create a November incident at the border.
PDJT needs to order the US Army Corps of Engineers to build the border wall. No more dancing around.
This is an invasion and a threat to the citizens of this country and nothing less.
I wish Trump would also set up a website for individual donations to build the wall.
They are an INVADING ARMY, so they should just be shot.
Stop calling them Migrants
Agreed. But that will take years.
What needs to happen between now and November 6th is deploy a hundred thousands active duty, Reserve, and Guard troops to the border.
If Mexico does allow the Invasion, then our troops need to press 5 miles into Mexican territory, set up detention camps, and tell Mexico that millions more of Illegal Invaders are on the way south, coming to you.
The UN will scream bloody murder. So will the EU, the Democrats, and the media.
Please dear God,
Don’t let FRANCE offer to help us.
Gee they look like they haven’t had much to eat!
Priority should be given to those who have already applied legally. There is a great unfairness in honoring those who will not respect the application process in a country while sending to the back of the line those who did.
Yup. And "Asylum Seekers."
They are Invaders. Takers. Illegals. Criminals.
Go home and clean up your own country(ies), instead of coming here and bringing crime and drugs.
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