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Karen Caballero, the mother of Fernando Redondo Caballero and Alejandro Andino Caballero who died near San Antonio, Texas, after being discovered in a hot trailer full of migrants being smuggled into the US, is comforted during an impromptu conference at their home in Las Vegas, Honduras, Wednesday, June 29, 2022. Caballero's sons were among the bodies of 51 people discovered in what is believed to be the nation's deadliest smuggling episode on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Migrant Tragedy in San Antonio

Migrants in Texas trailer tragedy died seeking better lives

News of the trailer full of bodies struck horror in cities and villages accustomed to watching their young people leave, trying to flee poverty or violence in Central America and Mexico.

In this undated photo provided by Karen Caballero, her son Alejandro Miguel Andino Caballero and his girlfriend Margie Tamara Paz Grajeda pose for a photo at an undisclosed location in Honduras. The pair along with Caballero's brother Fernando Redondo Caballero were among the dozens of victims found in a hot trailer full of dead migrants being smuggled into the U.S. near San Antonio, Texas.
In this undated photo provided by Karen Caballero, her son Fernando Redondo Caballero poses for a photo at an undisclosed location in Honduras. Fernando Redondo Caballero along with his brother Alejandro Miguel Andino Caballero and his girlfriend Margie Tamara Paz Grajeda, died near San Antonio, Texas, part of the 51 bodies that were found in a hot trailer full of dead migrants being smuggled into the US. (Caballero Family via AP)
Magdalena Tepaz, center, and Manuel de Jesus Tulul, right, parents of Wilmer Tulul, wait for the start of a community meeting in Tzucubal, Guatemala, Wednesday, June 29, 2022. Wilmer and his cousin Pascual, both 13, were among the many dead discovered inside a tractor-trailer on the edge of San Antonio, on Monday.
A tractor-trailer found near Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio contained the bodies of 46 dead people, along with 16 others who have been taken to hospitals on June 27, 2022, local officials in San Antonio said.

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