UPDATED 11:13 AM PT — Tues. Oct. 16, 2018
President Trump is calling on the president of Honduras to stop the migrant caravan heading to the U.S.
In a tweet Tuesday, the president said he “strongly informed the president of Honduras” that if the caravan is not stopped the U.S. will pull all aid to the country — effective immediately.
The United States has strongly informed the President of Honduras that if the large Caravan of people heading to the U.S. is not stopped and brought back to Honduras, no more money or aid will be given to Honduras, effective immediately!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 16, 2018
This comes after a large group of migrants reportedly crossed the Guatemalan border on Monday.
The group left Honduras Friday, just days after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned South American citizens against crossing into the U.S.