Thousands of migrants attempt to make the dangerous journey from Mexico to the US this is where it starts


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As the sun rises over the Usumacinta River between Guatemala and Mexico, the silence is broken by the sounds of people awaking after another night camping on the riverbanks. Soon the ferrymen who pilot a flotilla of makeshift rafts constructed of planks strapped to very large inner tyre tubes, begin their never-ending trade of moving fruit and vegetables, construction equipment, crates of beer and liquor, motorcycles and bicycles, but above all - people. This is where thousands of migrants heading to the United States begin what they hope to be the last leg of their often epic journeys to the...