A Cuban immigrant with a broken leg was abandoned by his son in the Forest of Darien

Marta Leon, a Cuban mother with a broken leg, was abandoned by her son Darien Forest When crossing from Ecuador to the United States.

“I went through the jungle and today I’m in Costa Rica. I found this Cuban woman, her son abandoned her, she’s a day away from Las Braguas, she asked in a Facebook group this Monday that the news could go viral. Yasel is a Cuban immigrant who identifies as Yasel.

Apparently, the girl was abandoned 6 days ago in the jungle between Panama and Costa Rica by her son, Lazaro. Her daughter came to know about this video and asked for help to rescue her mother.

Facebook / Cubans in Brazil

“If you know anyone who is going through the jungle or who is in Panama, help me, I am begging you. Help me to rescue mother.” asked Yudith Rejas Leon, a resident of Curitiba, Brazil, on Facebook.

Facebook / Yudith Rejas Leone

According to comments in her daughter’s publication, Marta Leon was originally from La Lisa in Havana.

It was revealed recently Nearly 250,000 irregular migrants pass through the Darien Forest on their way to the United States Until the end of July, according to Panamanian officials.

As of July 31, at least 248,901 irregular migrants had attempted to reach Mexico’s border with the United States by land through the Darien Forest, which lies between Panama and Colombia.

In early April, Panama’s National Migration Service (SNM), for its part, announced that 220 Cuban migrants crossed the border with Colombia in March.

In 2022, A total of 5,961 Cuban immigrants passed through the so-called Darien Gap.

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By the end of 2022, Cuba had the fourth largest number of migrants crossing the jungle, surpassing Venezuela with 150,327 migrants; Ecuador 29,356; and Haiti 22,435.

However, statistics for 2022 and the beginning of 2023 show a decrease in the number of Cuban immigrants choosing this route. Beginning in December 2021, the flow of Cubans through the jungle began to slow after the Nicaraguan government instituted free visas for Cuban citizens a month earlier.

Esmond Harmon

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