Severe Drought is Killing Crops and Livestock in Panama

Costa Rica Star: A stretch of the Mensabe River near the village of Peñablanca was a popular swimming spot for Panamanian families just one year ago, but a devastating drought has changed the situation dramatically and transformed that waterway into a rocky path to nowhere. Like the Guarare and the Perales, which also are completely dry, the Mensabe is one of the major rivers in Los Santos, an agricultural province 300 kilometers (185 miles) west of Panama City that accounts for 80 percent of the nation’s corn production.......

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