U.S. officials are working with Haitian authorities to seek the release of a group of American missionaries who were kidnapped by a notorious Haitian gang. Haitian police on Sunday said the U.S. based missionary group was abducted by the 400 Mawozo Gang, noting U.S. authorities were reaching out to the gang regarding the group’s release.
Migrants remain stuck on a Northern Colombian beach town as they hope to continue their difficult journey to Mexico and the U.S. Haitian and Venezuelan migrants have been waiting to enter Panama’s Darien Gap, a treacherous jungle region where many have died attempting to make the crossing.
The Biden administration reportedly knew about the Haitian migrant surge months in advance.
A new wave of migrants, mostly Haitians, are headed to the U.S. from Panama. In a recent interview, Panama’s Foreign Minister Erika Mouynes warned that as many as 60,000 migrants are headed north to the U.S.-Mexico border.
The Biden administration offered an apology to Haitian migrants who stormed across the U.S. border by saying border agents acted too harshly. While on an official visit to Haiti on Friday, U.S. National Security Council Senior Director for the Western Hemisphere, Juan Gonzalez, said border agents behaved too severely towards Haitian migrants recently.
As Joe Biden’s border crisis get worse, some Democrats are demanding even less control of the border. One America’s Sam Valk has more.