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Elite Honduran unit works to stop flow of child emigrants to U.S.
Elite Honduran unit works to stop flow of child emigrants to U.S.

Empty energy drinks and rusted baby formula cans litter the moss-covered banks of the Lempa River near this country's northern border, marking the trails where, until recently, migrants — some of them children — made their way into Guatemala on a treacherous journey to the United States. Today, though, the trails are quiet except for the squawking cacophony of birds. An elite unit of the Honduran national police, trained and funded by the United States, is making its presence felt along the border in a mission to slow down the migrant flow at its source. The team, which usually focuses on drug and arms interdiction, was deployed just as Americans awoke to a dramatic...

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