About 5000 migrants from the "caravan" left Saturday morning from Mexico to resume their migration to the United States, despite fatigue and disease.
Five belts, specially made available, transported thousands of migrants, under the supervision of a thousand police officers, according to the direction of the subway of the Mexican capital.
The migrants were transported to the border of the state of Mexico, from where they travel to Queretaro, in the middle of the country.
The day before, a group of about 1,300 migrants had already left the capital.
On Thursday evening, after unsuccessfully asked for 150 buses to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), migrants had decided to resume their progress at a meeting where divisions had appeared on the scene. strategy to follow.
The caravan left the city of San Pedro Sula in Honduras on October 13, fleeing poverty and violence, and has covered more than 1,500 km. At least two other migrant processions have since formed. US President Donald Trump denounced an & # 39; invasion & # 39; and mobilized thousands of soldiers to keep them at the border.
On Saturday morning, the migrants left the camp where they had spent six nights in a sports complex in the east of the Mexican capital before running into the underground, which had opened its doors an hour earlier than before. custom to transport migrants.
Some carried babies in their arms, others pushed prams, children walked in their pajamas.
"We have been cold by sleeping outside, now we are sick, children have caught lice, there is not always enough water to wash," said Adamari Correa, a Guatemalan traveling with his sister and cousins.
"We have become ill with all these temperature changes, but we are determined to go to the border (with the United States) and beyond," says Wilson Alexander Mejía, a 27-year-old Honduran worker traveling alone. .