CORDOBA, Mexico | Migrant caravan sets sight on getting to Mexico City

CORDOBA, Mexico | Migrant caravan sets sight on getting to Mexico City

CORDOBA, Mexico  — Thousands of bone-tired Central Americans set their sights on Mexico City on Sunday after undertaking a grueling journey through a part of Mexico that has been particularly treacherous for migrants seeking to get to the United States.

An estimated 4,000 migrants are in the Gulf state of Veracruz, where hundreds of migrants have disappeared in recent years, falling prey to kidnappers looking for ransom payments. The day’s 124-mile trek was one of the longest yet, as the exhausted migrants tried to make progress walking and hitching rides toward the U.S.

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