Mexico is preparing for a possible arrival of «the mother of all caravans of migrants», although the authorities of the Central American countries have not confirmed, and even denied this information.
The Minister of internal Affairs of Mexico, Olga Sanchez Cordero said that, a new caravan of migrants from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala.
«We have information that in Honduras, a new caravan, which they call «the mother of all caravans», there can be more than 20 thousand people», — she said.
Activist, Irineo Mujica, who was accompanied by several caravans in Mexico, told the AP that the reports were false.
His group Pueblo Sin Fronteras noted that there is no evidence that the new caravan will be so large, adding that there was never such a large group of migrants, talked about Sanchez Cordero.
<img src="/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2019/03/168c070c5253d5bbd8a80bc1f0649262.gif" alt="Mexico is preparing for a possible arrival of «the mother of all caravans» with 20 thousand workers" />The authorities of the countries of Central America refute the information about the caravan of 20 thousand workers.
According to Honduran activist Bartolo Fuentes, accompanying a large caravan in the past year, new information can be «part of the plans of the US government to justify their actions.»
Yesterday, March 28, Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Honduras Nelly Jerez has denied the information that in her country, formed the «mother of all caravans.»
The caravan, which has about 2500 inhabitants of Central America and the Cubans currently passes through southern Mexico in Chiapas. The biggest of the last year groups in Mexico numbered about 7 thousand people.
The President of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Thursday that Mexico is contributing to the fight against illegal migration.
«We will do everything possible to help. We in no way want a confrontation with US government», — he said.
The Minister of internal Affairs of Mexico has promised to form a police line of containment around the narrow isthmus of Tehuantepec, to prevent migrants to move North to the US border.