four immigrants Venezuelans died trying to cross the Darién forest last weekOpponent David Smolansky said on Wednesday that there is a border between Colombia and Panama. “We confirmed last week that four Venezuelan migrants died in the Darién forest and one refugee died at Bolivia’s border with Chile,” Smolansky wrote on his Twitter account.
Smolansky told EFE that he was able to confirm this information by verifying it with officials, civil society and journalists through an office of the Organization of American States (OAS) Secretary General for the Venezuelan migrant crisis responsible for coordinating. He also explained that those who died in the Darién forest, including a minor and a police officer, came from Venezuela’s states of Mérida, Falcón and Carabobo. He said they are currently trying to obtain more details about the person who died on the border between Chile and Bolivia.
Darién gag is an inhospitable forest. used by thousands of immigrants from all over the world on their way to North America. It is considered one of the most dangerous roads in the world due to the natural features unique to a forest and the presence of armed groups. According to official information, this year, more than 46,000 irregular migrants, mostly Haitians and Venezuelans, have crossed Darién, traveling to the US or Canada in search of better living conditions.
According to the latest update of the Regional Interagency Coordination Platform (R4V) for Refugees and Immigrants from Venezuela, on July 12, approximately 6,150,000 people left the oil country, of which 5,090,000 live in Latin America and the Caribbean.