More than 1,000 migrants 'violently' cross to Costa Rica from Panama

Recently, thousands of Cubans determined to make it to the US bcame stranded in Costa Rica because their passage through Central America was blockedSan José (AFP) – More than 1,000 migrants, most of them Cubans, “violently” crossed the border from Panama into Costa Rica on Wednesday, officials said. The incident risked reviving a recent crisis in which thousands of Cubans determined to make it to the United States became stranded in Costa Rica because their passage north through Central America was blocked. Television images showed migrants clashing with officials trying to stop them in Costa Rica’s border town of Paso Canoas.

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