Migrants march and form roadblocks in southern Mexico city Tapachula

For the activist Luis Rey García Villagrán, the march served to denounce that Tapachula is, for the migrants, "the biggest jail in all of Latin America".

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Some 500 migrants coming from different countries, such as Haiti, Cuba, Honduras, and El Salvador, marched on Wednesday through the Mexican city of Tapachula, bordering Guatemala, and set up roadblocks on several highways.

Arriving at a migration station in the region, Siglo XXI, the demonstrators demanded that they be allowed to move north after several caravans had been dismantled by the authorities in recent weeks.

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