They denounce theft against migrants in the jungle between Panama and Colombia

This Sunday it was announced that yesterday about 200 migrants who were going to the Armila beaches were intercepted, attacked by several armed subjects when they were halfway down the road and stripped them of the cash they brought with them to pay for their expenses. personal.

Panama- The constant traffic from migrants by Darien jungle and the Guna Yala region, from Armila and Capurgana in Colombia has generated a new crime phenomenonvo, el armed robbery this vulnerable population.

It is Sunday it became known that yesterday about 200 migrants That they headed to the beaches of Armila They were intercepted attackeds for several armed subjects when they were at half of the truckI hear the they took away the money in cash that they brought with them to pay for their personal expenses. This harsh reality is also repeated in the Puerto Obaldia sector, in the Guna Yala region.

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Ante andthese events Guna traditional authorities they decided request a meeting urgent with the authorities of Capurganto other authorities in order to find the methodology to provide you with greater security to whats migrants.

And to the Armila authorities they have constructed a hotelis for to meet to the hundreds of migrants that arrive at sector daily.

Today the Public Ministry confirmed that Darien Prosecutor’s Office along with units of National Border Service they apprehended to apperson allegedly linked to crimes of robbery and carnal rape in the community of Manene, coregiment of Tucutí, en detriment to migrant people.

This person is also prosecute for illegal possession from firearm and illicit association. In addition to links to an event that occurred last 16 of September, on Broken Bottle, region Embera Wounaán.

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