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Kate Linthicum

Kate Linthicum is a correspondent in Mexico City who covers Latin America. Since joining the newspaper in 2008, she has covered immigration, local and national politics, and has reported from Africa, Asia and the Middle East. She contributed to the L.A. Times coverage of the San Bernardino terrorist attacks that won a Pulitzer Prize in 2016 and has won two Overseas Press Club awards. She grew up in New Mexico and graduated from Barnard College.
Migrants in U.S.-bound caravan break through fence at Guatemala-Mexico border

Central Americans traveling in a mass caravan broke through a Guatemalan border fence and streamed by the thousands toward Mexican territory Friday, defying Mexican authorities' entreaties for an orderly migration and U.S. President Trump's threats of retaliation.

Trump threatens to send troops to the border and cancel trade deal to stop migrant caravan

President Trump said that he will use the military to halt a caravan of immigrants headed toward the United States, and said a trade deal is at risk if Mexico doesn't act.

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