Security & Strategic Review - June 2024

MEXICO: Cracking down on migration

On 17 May Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador met with his Guatemalan counterpart Bernardo Arévalo in Tapachula, a city in Mexico’s southern state of Chiapas close to the Guatemalan border. Tapachula, home to Mexico’s largest immigration centre, is indicative of the challenges facing the southern border, having served as a site for protests and the starting point for migrant caravans. The meeting between the pair – the first since Arévalo took office in January – follows a meeting of the countries’ foreign ministers on 23 April, suggesting a more collaborative approach to managing migration across the shared border.

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