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Mexico: Migrants from caravan receive aid in Mexico City Stadium 02:24

Mexico: Migrants from caravan receive aid in Mexico City Stadium

Mexico, Mexico City
November 7, 2018 at 22:35 GMT +00:00 · Published

A variety of humanitarian organisations as well as government bodies set up stands to provide aid to migrants from the Central American caravan in a stadium in Mexico City on Wednesday.

Thousands of migrants are reported to have arrived at the Jesus Martinez stadium since the arrival of the caravan in the Mexican capital on Sunday. Clothes, as well as food and drink, were distributed and medical and legal aid was also on offer from UN organisations, as well as state and federal Mexican agencies.

The migrants, mostly fleeing violence and poverty, have been travelling for almost a month after the group first formed in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. The caravan must still travel around 965 kilometres (600 miles) to reach their intended destination of the southern US border.

Mexico: Migrants from caravan receive aid in Mexico City Stadium 02:24
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A variety of humanitarian organisations as well as government bodies set up stands to provide aid to migrants from the Central American caravan in a stadium in Mexico City on Wednesday.

Thousands of migrants are reported to have arrived at the Jesus Martinez stadium since the arrival of the caravan in the Mexican capital on Sunday. Clothes, as well as food and drink, were distributed and medical and legal aid was also on offer from UN organisations, as well as state and federal Mexican agencies.

The migrants, mostly fleeing violence and poverty, have been travelling for almost a month after the group first formed in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. The caravan must still travel around 965 kilometres (600 miles) to reach their intended destination of the southern US border.

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