Deportees sit onboard a bus at the Soto Cano military base in Comayagua August 11, 2014. The plane carrying 11 women and 14 children landed at the base after they had been deported from the U.S. While... more 
Deportees sit onboard a bus at the Soto Cano military base in Comayagua August 11, 2014. The plane carrying 11 women and 14 children landed at the base after they had been deported from the U.S. While the White House says the number of Central American child migrants crossing the U.S. border has fallen sharply, the big unanswered question remains why. The U.S. government has pointed to the seasonal weather. However, Reuters reporting in southern Mexico and Central America shows it is due to a combination of factors, including tighter border policing, horror tales told by deportees who grappled with drug gangs, an advertising blitz touting the dangers of making the journey and the high-profile arrests of several human smugglers, or coyotes. Picture taken August 11. To match Insight USA-IMMIGRATION/DECLINE REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera (HONDURAS - Tags: SOCIETY IMMIGRATION POLITICS MILITARY TRANSPORT) less 
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Reuters | Photo By JORGE CABRERA / REUTERS
Tue, Aug 12, 2014 1:02 AM EDT