Panama border police load boats with equipment and supplies to begin patrolling in the Darien province on the border with Colombia. Panama's Public Safety Minister Jose Murillo says that the movement of people from Asia and Africa has tapered off but that hundreds of Cubans are now taking the arduous Darien Gap route toward the United States. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)

Photo by: Arnulfo Franco

Panama border police load boats with equipment and supplies to begin patrolling in the Darien province on the border with Colombia. Panama's Public Safety Minister Jose Murillo says that the movement of people from Asia and Africa has tapered off but that hundreds of Cubans are now taking the arduous Darien Gap route toward the United States. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)