‘There’s no employment’: Central Americans’ economic pain deepens

10/16/2020

Source: Al Jazeera

After losing her job in Honduras, Gabriela Alvarado has spent the last six weeks crisscrossing towards the United States border, part of a small but growing movement of Central Americans heading north after the coronavirus ravaged the already poor region.

Alvarado and her husband, Jose, decided their only option was to leave their two children with relatives and try to reach the US, after a fruitless hunt for work at home.

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