Massive Number of Migrants Traveling Toward US Border Is Now Affecting International Trade. Here's Why.
The massive number of migrants heading north, most toward the U.S. border, is now affecting international trade, as a Mexican railway operator was forced to temporarily suspend operations over the hitchhikers.
On Tuesday, Ferromex halted 60 trains carrying cargo due to recent spate of injuries and deaths occurring from migrants catching rides.
“Despite the grave danger,” some hitchhikers even jumped aboard moving freight cars, the company said.
“There has been a significant increase in the number of migrants in recent days,” Ferromex said in the statement, according to AP,...