Panama registers record number of migrants crossing treacherous Darien Gap • FRANCE 24 English

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A record 42,000 #migrants bound for North America have this year entered #Panama by trekking across the perilous jungle area known as the Darien Gap, Panamanian authorities said on Wednesday, warning the numbers are likely to increase as borders open up. Every year many migrants perish during the gruelling six-day hike across the #DarienGap, a mountainous rainforest wilderness that straddles Colombia and Panama.

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