Tag: UN Refugee Agency International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Panama Burying More Migrant Victims Of Brutal Darien Gap

AGUA FRIA — In an isolated cemetery in Panama’s Darien province, migrants who die crossing the most treacherous segment of their journey toward the United States are buried with a plasticized card containing what little information is available about them in case one day someone comes looking. On a recent afternoon, white-suited workers laid to […]

United Nations ‘Deeply Saddened’ Over Capsized Boat That Killed 2 Near Trinidad

PORT OF SPAIN — UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said it is “deeply saddened” by the latest loss of at least two lives after a boat capsized off Venezuela’s shores on April 22, According to local authorities, at least 24 people including several children are believed to have […]