Representatives of the country requested new information about what happened at the Immigration Office/Diario de Juarez.
Representatives of the Latin American nations this Wednesday met with officials from Mexico’s National Institute of Migration (INM) as part of an investigative process to obtain more information and data about the deadly fire that broke out early Tuesday morning at the Immigration Department. We had a meeting. of Ciudad Juarez.
Ministers and consuls from Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Venezuela attended the meeting, according to information gathered by Diario de Juárez.
During the conference, representatives of countries with affected victims received a report detailing the moments and circumstances of the event, as well as a new report on the total number of migrants within the compound.
INM initially reported 68 people were detained at immigration authorities, but the new report details only 66 recent immigrants.
Officials also indicated that consuls from each country would visit the victims of the incident to check on the care they received and the health status of each.
The fire killed at least 40 migrants and seriously injured or burned another 28.