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Bodies of migrant workers killed in Mexico fire returned to Guatemala

The Mexican Air Force transported the bodies of 17 migrants who died in a fire at an immigration detention center in Ciudad Juarez.

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Workers carry the coffins of Guatemalan migrants whose remains arrived at the La Aurora Air Force Base in Guatemala City, Tuesday, April 11.
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Workers carry the coffins of Guatemalan migrants whose remains arrived at the La Aurora Air Force Base in Guatemala City, Tuesday, April 11.
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Foreign Ministry officers hold portraits beside the coffins of Guatemalan migrants whose remains arrived at La Aurora Air Force Base in Guatemala City, Tuesday, April 11.
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A Foreign Ministry officer holds a portrait beside the coffin of a Guatemalan migrant whose remains arrived at the La Aurora Air Force Base in Guatemala City, Tuesday, April 11. The Mexican Air Force transported the bodies of 17 migrants who died in a fire at an immigration detention center in Ciudad Juarez.
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Foreign Ministry officers hold portraits beside the coffins of Guatemalan migrants whose remains arrived at the La Aurora Air Force Base in Guatemala City, Tuesday, April 11.
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Relatives react next to the coffins of Guatemalan migrants whose remains arrived at the La Aurora Air Force Base in Guatemala City, Tuesday, April 11.
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Relatives stand next to the coffins of Guatemalan migrants whose remains arrived at the La Aurora Air Force Base in Guatemala City, Tuesday, April 11.
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Relatives react next to the coffins of Guatemalan migrants whose remains arrived at the La Aurora Air Force Base in Guatemala City, Tuesday, April 11.
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Relatives of Guatemalan migrants await the arrival of their loved one's remains at the La Aurora Air Force Base in Guatemala City, Tuesday, April 11.
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Relatives adjust a Guatemalan flag over the coffin of Miguel Rojche during his wake at his home in Chicacao, Guatemala, Wednesday, April 12. Rojche and his nephew Francisco died in a fire while held at a Mexican immigration detention center in Ciudad Juarez.
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Relatives pause as they cook during the wake of Miguel Rojche at his home in Chicacao, Guatemala, Wednesday, April 12
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Neighbors attend the wake of Guatemalan migrant Francisco Rojche, where his motorcycle is parked next to his casket, at his home in Chicacao, Guatemala, Wednesday, April 12.
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Neighbors and relatives speak about Francisco Rojche during his wake at his home in Chicacao, Guatemala, Wednesday, April 12.
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Musicians play during the wake of Francisco Rojche at his home in Chicacao, Guatemala, Wednesday, April 12.
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Neighbors attend the wake of Guatemalan migrant Francisco Rojche at his home in Chicacao, Guatemala, Wednesday, April 12.
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The casket of Miguel Rojche is carried from his home to the cemetery after his wake in Chicacao, Guatemala, Wednesday, April 12.
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The casket of Miguel Rojche is carried from his home to the cemetery after his wake in Chicacao, Guatemala, Wednesday, April 12.
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Family, neighbors and friends of Edin Umana, Dikson Cordova and Jesus Alvarado attend their group wake in Proteccion, Honduras, Wednesday, April 12. The three migrants were killed in a fire at a Mexican immigration detention center in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on March 27.
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A friend of Edin Umana looks at his photo during his wake in Proteccion, Honduras, Wednesday, April 12.
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Neighbors and friends look into the open casket of Dikson Cordova during his wake in Proteccion, Honduras, Wednesday, April 12.
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Elsi Melendez looks at a photo of her family member Edin Umana during his wake in Proteccion, Honduras, Wednesday, April 12.

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