Guatemala's Ministry of Foreign Affairs urged the authorities to contain the massive departure of its inhabitants

Thousands of Honduran migrants clashed severely with Guatemalan police on Saturday in a desperate attempt to break through the blockade that prevents the migrant caravan from passing through the country.

The armed forces tried to stop migrants in the city of Vado Hondo: according to the authorities since Friday at least 9,000 people have crossed Guatemala in a new caravan in an attempt to reach the United States, as has already happened in the past. Guatemala has introduced new rules and asks that migrants arriving on its territory are negative for the anti Covid test.

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