Truth Or Darien

“The Pakistanis and Cameroonians were brought to the camp by a smuggler they’d hired in Colombia. Smugglers use the camp as a way station, a place to hand off migrants to other coyotes who will guide them deeper into Panama. This was all part of an elaborate, clandestine system that most migrants barely understand. Many have no idea how long it takes to cross the Darién.” California Sunday Magazine with an amazing photo essay tracking five days inside the Darién Gap, one of the most dangerous journeys in the world.

+ And like every other story, this one has a coronavirus angle. Migrants Take Out Huge Loans to Pay Coyotes. Coronavirus Could Cause Them to Default.

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