World Socialist Web Site wsws.org 01 Apr, 2021 23:30 am

Honduras, Guatemala break up migrant caravan at behest of Biden administration

Honduras, Guatemala break up migrant caravan at behest of Biden administration
On Tuesday, US Vice President Kamala Harris spoke to Guatemala’s president as Honduran and Guatemalan security forces cracked down on a new migrant caravan.

1 million people, or a third of the population of Honduras, suffering from severe food insecurity.4 million people, less than 15 percent of the population, but there is no estimate for when those doses will arrive.This is 10 times the yearly GDP of the Northern Triangle, with its 33 million people, and 122 times public social spending (i.Hours after beginning its journey to the United States on Tuesday, a new caravan of Honduran refugees was broken up by Honduran and Guatemalan state forces.

This has only served to scapegoat those fleeing a humanitarian disaster for the health care and social crisis within the United States itself.The brutal repression against the refugees prepares and heralds a savage response against the resistance of workers within the United States, Mexico, Guatemala and throughout the Americas.

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