U.S. to deploy 5,000 troops to the southern border, up from initial estimates of 800, as a migrant caravan moves north in Mexico

Map. History of Mexico conflict

18 November 2018
Local barber in Niltepec giving out free haircuts2 week ago
Local barber in Niltepec giving out free haircuts
Fort Knox, United States: Task Force Griffin preparing to deploy to the Southwest Border as part of Operation Faithful Patriot (Oct. 29, 2018). #OperationFaithfulPatriot
The Pentagon is calling the mission on the border: "Operation Faithful Patriot."
Additional 5,200 U.S. troops headed to southern border coming from Fort Bragg, Joint Base Lewis–McChord, Fort Stewart, Fort Campbell, Fort Knox, Fort Riley among other locations
U.S. ground commander for new southern border mission Operation Faithful Patriot: Army Lt. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, who was sent to Puerto Rico last year to lead Hurricane Maria relief efforts
CaravanaMigrante crosses river Suchiate while Federal Police awaits them. Entire families continue their struggle to reach Mexican territory2 week ago
#CaravanaMigrante crosses river #Suchiate while Federal Police awaits them. Entire families continue their struggle to reach Mexican territory
The caravan resumed its march in Mexico early Monday morning from Tapanatepec to Niltepec
A third Caravan of Migrants trying to cross the Suchiate River to Mexico. Helicopter trying to prevent them
The caravan has crossed into Mexico, but it was a dangerous journey. They formed human chains to guarantee that everyone made it
2 week ago
The Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) expressed its solidarity with the members of the caravan of Central American migrants
The Caravana Migrante continues its journey towards the municipality of Niltepec, at the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in Oaxaca.
Pentagon to deploy 5,000 troops to Mexico border in major escalation, report says
A US official: The number of soldiers sent to the border with Mexico is thousands and the Pentagon refuses to comment
Mexican peso, which had pared some of its loss in the overnight session, has reached new lows at 19.8 per dollar this morning following last night's announcement of the Mexico City airport referendum results
2 week ago
U.S. to deploy 5,000 troops to the southern border, up from initial estimates of 800, as a migrant caravan moves north in Mexico
The deputy of Morena in @Congreso_CdMex @Luis_diazdeleon ensures that CDMX will support #CaravanaMigrante
#CaravanaMigrante: @AP reporting that a 26-year-old Honduran migrant has died of a head wound from a rubber bullet after a group clashed with Guatemalan and Mexican police on a bridge over the Suchiate River between the two countries. Firefighters said dozens of people were hurt
DHS chief: "We have a crisis at the border right now. We are stopping between 1,500 and 1,700 people a day trying to cross illegally into this country," Sec. Nielsen tells Chris Wallace on @FoxNewsSunday
2 week ago
In the MigrantCaravan, people report 135 arrests today. Immigration officials are going after groups that detach [from the main group of thousands]. Only 9 people have been transported to an open shelter in Tapachula
Tomorrow caravan is waking up at 3 am to clean, will leave at 4 am to Niltepec. Coordinators, including a nun, tell them only women and children are allowed to hitch rides.
The camp at Tapanatepec, Oaxaca right now.
SSN calculates magnitude in 4.2 with epicenter 27 km south of Ometepec, Guerrero. Detected by @RedSkyAlert with «light intensity in epicenter.
Well, it's 10 am and tons of people have already gotten to Arriaga. Many say they walked 3 hours and then got a ride.3 week ago
Well, it's 10 am and tons of people have already gotten to Arriaga. Many say they walked 3 hours and then got a ride.
Mattis Approves Sending More Troops to Border
The Caravan Migrant arrived in Arriaga, in Chiapas; On Saturday they expected to travel to Oaxaca3 week ago
The Caravan Migrant arrived in Arriaga, in Chiapas; On Saturday they expected to travel to Oaxaca
Departure to Arriaga. CaravanaMigrante3 week ago
Departure to Arriaga. #CaravanaMigrante
In Pijijiapan, Mexico as thousands try to hitch rides to get closer to the U.S. border3 week ago
In Pijijiapan, Mexico as thousands try to hitch rides to get closer to the U.S. border
Here's the list of what the town of Pijijiapan gave to the caravan: 14 tubs of mayonnaise, 28 liters of cream, 170 kilos of ham, 10 kilos of salt, 28 packages of napkins. Also, 7,000 eggs.3 week ago
Here's the list of what the town of Pijijiapan gave to the caravan: 14 tubs of mayonnaise, 28 liters of cream, 170 kilos of ham, 10 kilos of salt, 28 packages of napkins. Also, 7,000 eggs.
Caravan of migrants is heading to Pijijiapan3 week ago
Caravan of migrants is heading to Pijijiapan
In Mapastepec, Chiapas, volunteers distribute food, water and medical help to migrants
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