Skip to comments.Migrant caravan coordinator says demand for Mexico to provide buses has 'failed'
Posted on 11/01/2018 10:06:25 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum
The leading migrant caravan trying to make its way to the United States border is admitting defeat after asking the Mexican government to provide dozens of buses to speed up the group's journey northward.
The setback comes days after caravan leaders asked for safe and dignified transport to Mexico City, a checkpoint along the way for a group that has been dwindling in size as members either apply for protected status in Mexico or drop out over fatigue exacerbated by the sweltering weather conditions they have been facing.
"The attempt to travel by bus failed," caravan coordinator Walter Cuello told the Associated Press Wednesday night.
It has been a tumultuous journey so far for the leading caravan, which is now estimated to contain around 4,000 people down from a peak of more than 7,000.
The caravan crossed into Mexico from Guatemala around Oct. 19 and, at the start of this week, appeared to be pushing northward at a faster pace with the help of free rides being offered to them in trucks and other vehicles.
But the arduous nature of the trek walking day by day to new towns and cities and sleeping on the streets has been eating away at the migrants morale from the outset. The request for bus travel for all also indicates an increased sense of urgency amongst the caravans members to make it to the U.S. border despite thousands of American troops awaiting them there and a steady drumbeat of warnings from President Trump and U.S. officials to turn around.
"Of the friends that I have been with, all want to go back," Hasiel Isamar Hernandez, a 28-year-old mother of three from Honduras, told the Associated Press days ago. The caravan originated in that country as many are trying to flee...
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People who DEMAND generally make bad guests.
Hey, take the offered asylum in Mexico or go home! Not welcome in the US.
That’s good news, but I still expect a couple of hundred to gather at the border by Election Eve for their camera ops.
That is what most of this is about. Street theater.
The Left must be devolping a deep fondness for these migrants. The Leftist force is strong in these.
Trump should offer to pay for buses, and turn them around and head right back to Mexico’s southern border!!!
Mexico doesn’t want thousands of illegals running around out of control in their capitol.
The provision of buses by Mexico would be an act of war. And while we’re at it, we could cleanse Venezuela of co-conspiritor Maduro.
Agreed. Apparently nobody taught these people to use the magic word.
Go home. Republicans are going to win, and you will not be let in.
To the democrats who organized this out of the watchful eye of the public (bammy, pope francis): you failed. Don’t try it again!
Good luck with the ride back to Honduras, too.
Buses from New Orleans
Soros will provide buses. Trust me. He will have buses for them very soon
I’m more than willing to supply these Illegal Invaders with all the lead that they can handle.
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