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Untold numbers of Central American migrants have lost limbs, or their life, after falling, or being thrown off cargo trains. Mexico says it has raided the trains to remove and protect migrants from gangs that control the trains through extortion and violence.
(Lorne Matalon/Fronteras)
Untold numbers of Central American migrants have lost limbs, or their life, after falling, or being thrown off cargo trains. Mexico says it has raided the trains to remove and protect migrants from gangs that control the trains through extortion and violence. (Lorne Matalon/Fronteras)
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Migrants from Central America used to travel well-worn routes inside Mexico to reach the U.S. border.

But as Mexican and U.S. officials have cracked down on migrants, the routes are changing. Lorne Matalon from the Fronteras Desk at Marfa Public Radio reports.

Read more on this story via the Fronteras Desk

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Lorne Matalon, Fronteras Desk reporter based in Marfa, Texas at Marfa Public Radio. He tweets @matalon.

This segment aired on June 22, 2016.

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