Migrants cross river into Mexico in bid to reach US

October 21, 2018

About 2,000 Central American migrants who circumvented Mexican police at a border bridge and swam and rafted across the river from Guatemala have decided to re-form their mass caravan and continue their trek towards the US.


Migrants begin hunger strike on Italian coastguard ship

August 24, 2018

Many of the 150 migrants stranded on a coastguard ship for a ninth day have launched a hunger strike out of frustration that Italy will not let them disembark in Sicily unless fellow EU nations pledge to take them, authorities said.