THE MOTHERS' CARAVAN.

AuthorPindado, Encarni

Most migrants who are disappeared during their journey north come from Central America. They flee impoverished cities and rural communities plagued by climate change and neoliberal policies that force farmers to sell their crops at abysmal rates.

These are people with few resources. And when they disappear, their families lack the necessary support to effectively report or search for them in Mexico and the United States.

In 2005, the Movimiento Migrante Mesoamericano, or MMM, was formed by a group of mothers who have led a caravan through Mexico each year since to demand justice for their disappeared adult children. I followed this year's caravan of mothers--the first since 2019 due to COVID...

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