Mexico’s National Guard began firing tear gas at migrants crossing from Guatemala in response to President Trump’s enforcement of tougher policies on irregular migration. Hundreds took to wading through a river after a nearby border gate was closed.
President Donald Trump is determined to build a wall along the United States border to Mexico. In Arizona, locals fear it will damage conservation and cultural heritage sites without stopping migrants or drugs.
A large group of mostly Honduran migrants has been forcefully rounded up on Mexico's southern border. Mexico has cracked down on illegal migration under US pressure, but still migrants continue to attempt safe passage.
Hundreds of Central Americans have waded across a river into southern Mexico, amid tear gas shot by National Guard troops. Around 200 made it across the river but were detained by authorities.
The US decision to allow its military to deploy landmines again seemed to come out of the blue. What might be the reasoning? And are the new generation landmines really safer for civilians as the Pentagon claims?
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