Migrants returned to Panamanian soil

Policía de Fronteras and Fuerza Pública officers ushered back into Panamá Thursday morning hundreds of Cubans who invaded Costa Rica Wednesday. There were no incidents.

The security ministry also said that a bus containing 30 Cubans and Africans was intercepted elsewhere in the country. These individuals too, including three children, were returned to Panamá.

Some of the migrants in Panamá are living in hotels near the border. Others are living in makeshift shacks and lean-tos.

The security ministry said that some 300 police officers were stationed at the border to prevent any more invasions by the migrants. The border crossing is operating normally for travelers, said the ministry

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