Colombia will not shut key migrant crossing to Panama: foreign minister

Colombia will not close its border with Panama along the Darien Gap — the dense, dangerous jungle that has become a major route for migration toward the United States — Foreign Minister Luis Gilberto Murillo told AFP Saturday.

The comments came as Jose Raul Mulino, elected as Panama's new president on May 5, promised to shut down the Darien Gap while on the campaign trail.

Prix Pictet Human opens at Arter

Prix Pictet Human at Arter showcases the work of 12 photographers shortlisted for the 10th cycle of the Prix Pictet, the world's leading prize for photography and sustainability.

Following the first exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, the 10th edition of Prix Pictet, the world's leading prize for photography and sustainability, has opened at Istanbul's Arter.

Red Sea attacks, Ukraine war disrupt global trade: UN

The U.N. trade body has sounded an alarm that global trade is being disrupted by attacks in the Red Sea, the war in Ukraine, and low water levels in the Panama Canal.

Jan Hoffmann, a trade expert at UNCTAD, warned that shipping costs have already surged and energy and food costs are being affected, raising inflation risks.