70 adults and 54 minors were rescued; infants and family nuclei were under the guardianship of the DIF in the state of Chiapas.
CHIAPAS, Mexico, (December 21, 2021).- The National Institute of Migration (INM) of the Ministry of the Interior carried out the humanitarian rescue of 114 migrants, the majority of Cuban and Venezuelan origin who were traveling in an irregular condition on the Tapachula-Huehuetán highway, municipality of Villa Mazatán, state of Chiapas, México.
They are 31 women and 39 adult men, accompanied by 29 girls and 25 underage boys who were assisted by INM personnel with first aid services, water and food.
Infants and those who traveled in the family nucleus will remain under the guardianship of the System for the Integral Development of the Family (DIF) in the entity, and the adults were transferred to the headquarters of the INM to initiate the corresponding administrative procedure.
The INM reaffirms its commitment to a safe, orderly and regular migration, with full respect for the rights and safeguarding the rights of people in the context of mobility.
@INAMI_mx llevó a cabo el rescate humanitario de 114 personas migrantes de origen cubano 🇨🇺 y venezolano 🇻🇪 que transitaban en condición irregular por la carretera Tapachula-Huehuetán, municipio de Villa Mazatán, #Chiapas. https://t.co/y9L96UKoXh pic.twitter.com/AY45TmSlVU— INM (@INAMI_mx) December 20, 2021
Source: Gobierno de Mexico
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