In a recent article, a group of 89 Venezuelans were denied entry with the suspicion that they are working illegally. The toll has now reached 300+ Venezuelans. The Panamanian government has made it official that they will not let anybody from any nationality renew their visas at the Costa Rican land border. It is still uncertain whether perpetual tourists can obtain reentry through the airports. Official Tweet by Panamanian Authorities
It has also been confirmed that perpetual tourists from Canada, United States and Europe are being denied entry into the country.
Due to the economic crisis, many Venezuelans are seeking refuge in the economically stable country of Panama. A bus load of 89+ Venezuelans were denied access to the country due to the suspicion that they are working illegally. Venezuelans, as well as other Latin Americans, will live in the country as perpetual tourists and renew their tourist visa every 6 months at the Costa Rica border. Many cannot afford to apply for residence visas due to the high costs of obligatory lawyers and the Panamanian government’s bureaucracy. With growing fears of increased violence and unemployment, Panamanians are becoming leery of allowing people to stay in the country on extended tourist visas.
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