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Central Americans are more afraid of their home countries than Trump

GUADALAJARA, Mexico — Like most migrants stopping in Guadalajara on their way to the United States, Ricardo made it here by riding on top of the trans-Mexico freight train commonly known as “The Beast.” The 22-year-old Honduran arrived at the … Continue reading

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America’s soccer migrants: the US footballers crossing Mexico’s border – video

I worked as a fixer on this video for The Guardian.

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‘I rode “The Beast” as research for my film’

Diego Quemada-Díez as told to Stephen Woodman Back in 2002, I was living by the railroad tracks in Mazatlán on the Pacific coast of Mexico. I started talking to migrants who were passing through town and I was deeply moved … Continue reading

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