"We are leaving because we have lost everything due to the pandemic and the Iota and Eta hurricanes that devastated the country in November 2020," one migrant said.
The caravan was called through social networks since January 1. The Corinto customs post, on the Guatemalan border, will be the migrants' first stop.
The Hondurans departed with an extended flag of their country after meeting at the San Pedro Sula's Metropolitan Bus Station.
Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras agreed to strengthen their cooperation given the increasing migratory flow from Central America to the U.S. border amid the COVID-19 pandemic.https://t.co/tNyYkI8tMh