San Pedro Sula, Honduras — Hundreds of migrants began walking Wednesday night from this city in northern Honduras toward the Guatemala border, testing a well-trod migration route now in times of the novel coronavirus. Calls for a new migrant caravan to leave from the San Pedro Sula bus station October 1 had been circulating on social media for weeks. The caravan comes just two weeks after Guatemala reopened its borders after keeping them sealed for months to slow the spread of COVID-19. But the majority of the migrants who gathered Wednesday decided not to wait for October, instead setting out in the dark of night carrying knapsacks and many wearing masks.  Migrants walk along a highway in hopes of reaching the distant United States, in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, September 30, 2020.  AP The groups quickly strung out along the highway with some catching rides while others continued to walk toward the Guatemala border.Mexico asks U.S. to “clarify” hysterectomies on migrant womenLate Wednesday, Guatemala’s immigration agency said in a statement that its counterpart in Honduras said about 900 migrants were in the city of Choloma and were headed to the border crossing at Corinto. Governments throughout the region made it known


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