Central American governments reach travel plan agreement for Cuban migrants

On January 20, government representatives from Costa Rica, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Panama and Mexico met in the Guatemalan capital to review the first transfer of 180 Cuban migrants from Costa Rica, through Central America via airplane and bus, on route to the United States.

The establishment of twice-weekly flights, scheduled to continue until the more than 7,500 Cubans still stranded in Costa Rica are safely transported to their destination, was agreed upon during the meeting.

According to AP, “It was agreed to continue the mobilization beginning February 4, using the same route, timetable and procedures as the pilot plan,” stated the Guatemalan Foreign Minister in a press release.

Read more:

http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2016-01-21/central-american-governments-reach-travel-plan-agreement-for-cuban-migrants

 

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