Another boy, who’s not being named, was taken to hospital in New Mexico after falling ill. He was treated and released, but later his condition deteriorated, he was re-admitted but died on Christmas day.
An investigation has been launched into these two tragedies amidst this humanitarian exodus.
This follows the death several days ago of a seven year old Guatemalan girl, who collapsed from dehydration and shock.
Hundreds of children many of whom are very young, are accompanying their parents, desperate to escape the ravages of poverty and the threat of organized crime.
Now a fourth Central American Caravan has started its journey from Honduras. But representatives say it`s planned destination is Chiapas in Southern Mexico and NOT the United States.
Source: Vatican News