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Honduran migrants, maimed by train, protest their plight
Honduran migrants, maimed by train, protest their plight

Some armless, others hobbling on spindly prosthetic legs, Honduran migrants came to Mexico City this week to protest their plight. Maimed in Mexico when they tried to catch a precarious train to reach the United States, they feel forgotten, ignored and with little reason to live. On Sunday, they gathered under an enormous flagpole in the center of the downtown Zocalo, or central plaza, waving hand-scrawled signs asking for support. On Monday and Tuesday, they protested outside the Mexican Senate. They hope to continue to the northern border by the end of the week and take their message to the United States. “Our visa [to enter the U.S.] is our mutilation, our handicap, our lost...

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