Caravan of Central Americans stalled in Mexico en route to US border

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View of the border fence near wall prototypes at the US-Mexico border in Tijuana, northwestern Mexico, on April 3, 2018. President Donald Trump on Tuesday vowed to deploy the military to secure America’s southern border, as a caravan of Central American migrants heads north through Mexico toward the United States. (AFP PHOTO / GUILLERMO ARIAS)

A group of more than a thousand migrants has stalled in Southern Mexico.

Many of the Central Americans are aiming to reach the United States.

President Trump is warning the Mexican government to take action, before the caravan reaches the border.

CGTN’s Franc Contreras reports from Mexico City.