Rising number of children make dangerous journey across Darién Gap

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 4:18pm

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A record number of children are among those migrants using the remote, roadless wilderness on the border of Colombia and Panama to get north. Laurent Duvillier, UNICEF’s regional chief of communications in Panama, tells The World’s Marco Werman that 19,000 kids slogged through the jungle route in the past nine months.