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Photo of drowned migrants goes viral


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A harrowing photo of a man and his young daughter who drowned on the US-Mexico border has brought global attention to the dangers for a wave of mostly Latin American migrants travelling north. The picture of Oscar Alberto Martinez and his 24-month-old daughter Valeria has gone viral on social media and sparked renewed debate about the plight of refugees and migrants who are mostly from Central America. The pair had travelled from their home country of El Salvador and were seeking asylum in the US. The photo shows them face down in the reeds on the bank of the Rio Grande river….


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