Cuban migrants aiming for US to fly out of Costa Rica

A group of Cuban migrants rest at a shelter in La Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica, near the border with NicaraguaSan José (AFP) – A group of 180 Cuban migrants is to fly from Costa Rica to El Salvador on Tuesday, blazing a trail thousands of their compatriots stranded in Central America hope will see all of them securing new lives in the United States. The “pilot” scheme worked out between the governments of several countries in the region will see the 180 arriving in El Salvador to be put on buses to cross neighboring Guatemala to the Mexican border. If no problems arise, a second flight with a similar number will leave Costa Rica a week later.

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