Weekly Report - 03 August 2023 (WR-23-31)

Unprecedented numbers of migrants risk crossing Darién Gap

Efforts to deter undocumented migrants from undertaking to traverse the Darién Gap, the dense rainforest without roads that forms the natural frontier between Colombia and Panama, have not yielded any success, if figures released this week by Panama’s national immigration agency (INM) are anything to go by. The number of migrants attempting the hazardous crossing has surged so far in 2023, already eclipsing the total figure for the entirety of last year, which is likely to have domestic and international political repercussions.

End of preview - This article contains approximately 1151 words.

Subscribers: Log in now to read the full article

Not a Subscriber?

Choose from one of the following options

Intelligence Research Ltd.
167-169 Great Portland Street,
5th floor,
London, W1W 5PF - UK
Phone : +44 (0) 203 695 2790
You may contact us via our online contact form
Copyright © 2022 Intelligence Research Ltd. All rights reserved.