Confrontation with migrants in Guatemala part of a Trump administration policy

The World
A line of security authorities are shown wearing fatigues and helmets and holding wooden poles.

Guatemalan soldiers block a group of Honduran migrants in their bid to reach the US border, in Vado Hondo, Guatemala, Jan. 17, 2021.

Sandra Sebastian/AP

Guatemalan soldiers forcefully prevented a large group of migrants who were attempting to walk across the country and eventually reach the US. The tough stand taken by Guatemala at its border is in large part because of policies put in place during the Trump administration. Also, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Tuesday that the Chinese Communist Party has “committed genocide” against the Uighur ethnic group. Also, 12 bottles of Bordeaux red wine are now back on Earth after aging for the last year aboard the International Space Station.

Music heard on air

Sign up for our daily newsletter

Sign up for The Top of the World, delivered to your inbox every weekday morning.