Mexico detains 800 migrants headed to US

CIUDAD HIDALGO, MEXICO (AFP) – Mexican troops used tear gas to detain 800 migrants who surged into Mexico on Thursday after wading across a river on the country’s southern border with Guatemala. National Guard forces in the southern state of Chiapas prevented them from continuing their journey by forming a human fence along a road, as panic erupted among some of the migrants. More details in Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin