Colombia's Navy stops a boat full of migrants in the Gulf of Uraba. The stretch of water that links Colombia and Panama is a hot-spot for undocumented travelers, particularly Cubans, heading to the United States. Authorities say smugglers sometimes abandon migrants in the jungles of the Darien and others drowned as they're transported without life jackets or other safety measures.
Colombia's Navy stops a boat full of migrants in the Gulf of Uraba. The stretch of water that links Colombia and Panama is a hot-spot for undocumented travelers, particularly Cubans, heading to the United States. Authorities say smugglers sometimes abandon migrants in the jungles of the Darien and others drowned as they're transported without life jackets or other safety measures.

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May 09, 2016 7:00 AM

Cuban migrants face dangerous, grueling jungle trip as Panama clamps down

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