The First Half of the Second Caravan Comes to Irapuato

More caminantes arrived in Irapuato on Saturday morning, 1200 of them, mostly Hondurans.  This second group had less than the first. Many arrived in shorts, without jackets or blankets or socks.  Sneezing and coughing, eyes glazed over. One man had bare feet. The temperatures at night have fallen to the low 40s.

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Back with the Caravan in Irapuato

It’s become more difficult to predict the path of the Caravan since it left Mexico City. News reports are unreliable, plans change and there are break-off groups. I went to Irapuato on Saturday after hearing various reports — The migrants were headed there. The migrants were not headed there. The migrants were headed there but only in small numbers.

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