RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - More than 10,000 migrants and refugees are stranded at the Colombian border trying to enter Panama through the dangerous Darien jungle, waiting for the governments of these countries to define actions to offer them safe passage, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) denounced on Monday.
"The increase of migrants and refugees crossing through the dangerous Darien jungle is worrying," explained the country's NGO director Dominika Arseniuk.
According to data from the Panamanian Foreign Ministry, during the first three months of the year 7,150 migrants entered Panama irregularly, and of these 4,403 did so . . .