The La Mina Alliance is the majority alliance in the post-Tribe Shuffle La Mina in Survivor: Panama. It was comprised of the men from the new La Mina tribe after the Tribe Shuffle, Sally Schumann joining the alliance as an affiliate during the merge due to necessity. While the alliance gained control of the tribe after the Tribe Shuffle, they were systematically picked off one by one at the merge, with only Terry Deitz being the sole representative in the Final 3 due to his immunity streak and his Hidden Immunity Idol posing as a threat to the Casaya Alliance.


 Dan Barry
Days 4-15
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 Terry Deitz
Days 4-38
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 Austin Carty
Remained Loyal
Days 4-21
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 Nick Stanbury
Remained Loyal
Days 4-18
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 Sally Schumann
Days 16-24
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The alliance was originally formed by Dan Barry and Terry Deitz, who recruited Nick Stanbury and Austin Carty in order to target Misty Giles. After that, the alliance stuck together and voted out Ruth Marie Milliman at the following Tribal Council. It originally consisted of all the men until Sally was recruited as a member following the merge into the Gitanos tribe.

Turning On Each Other

After losing the Immunity Challenge on Day 15, the tribes learned of another twist: A member of the losing tribe would be sent to Exile Island and be granted Immunity from Tribal Council. The Casaya members all chose Sally, who was the La Mina Alliance's next target. Terry ultimately sided with the younger men and took out Dan, his closest friend.


The two tribes merged into Gitanos. However, the Alliance entered into the merge at a 6-4 disadvantage, which would prove to be against them as Nick, Austin, and Sally were systematically taken out at consecutive Tribal Councils.

Last Man Standing

Terry was the last man standing for the La Mina Alliance due to his impressive Individual Immunity streak. After Bruce Kanegai was medically evacuated, Terry's wins forced the Casaya Alliance to turn on each other and take out Courtney Marit and Shane Powers. Terry lost the Immunity Challenge at the Final 4, but wasn't a target since the 3 remaining Casaya members knew of his Hidden Immunity Idol. Making the Final 3, the odds were stacked against Terry, and he ultimately lost a crucial Immunity Challenge to his supposed Final 2 partner, Danielle DiLorenzo. Terry was betrayed by Danielle, despite him having spared her at the previous Tribal Council.


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Survivor Alliances Per Season
Borneo The Australian Outback Africa Marquesas
Tagi Alliance Kucha Alliance Boran Alliance Maraamu Alliance
Older Samburu Alliance Rotu Four
Barbecue Alliance Ogakor Alliance
Younger Samburu Alliance Outsiders Alliance
Thailand The Amazon Pearl Islands All-Stars
Chuay Gahn Five Jaburu Alliance Drake Alliance Chapera Alliance
Morgan Alliance
Sook Jai Alliance Tambaqui Alliance Mogo Mogo Alliance
Outcast Alliance
Vanuatu Palau Guatemala Panama
Fat Five Koror Alliance Nakúm Alliance Casaya Alliance
Yasur Alliance
Yaxhá Alliance La Mina Alliance
Final Four Alliance
Cook Islands Fiji China Micronesia
Aitu Four Four Horsemen Fei Long Alliance Malakal Couples Alliance
Older Airai Alliance
Raro Alliance Syndicate Alliance Zhan Hu Alliance
Black Widow Brigade
Gabon Tocantins Samoa Heroes vs. Villains
Fang Alliance Jalapao Three Foa Foa Four Heroes Alliance
Timbira Alliance Rob's Villains Alliance
Onion Alliance Galu Alliance
Exile Alliance Russell's Villains Alliance
Nicaragua Redemption Island South Pacific One World
Espada Alliance Russell's Zapatera Alliance Savaii Alliance Misfit Alliance
La Flor Alliance Stealth R Us Muscle Alliance
The Family
Final Four Alliance Zapatera Six Salani Alliance
Philippines Caramoan Blood vs. Water Cagayan
Kalabaw Alliance Cool Kids Alliance Five Guys Alliance Aparri Alliance
Matsing Alliance
Gota Alliance Galang Alliance Cops-R-Us
Tandang Alliance
Stealth R Us Singles Alliance Solana Alliance
Fulcrum Alliance
San Juan del Sur Worlds Apart Cambodia Kaôh Rōng
Coyopa Guys Alliance Escameca Alliance Bayon Alliance Gondol Alliance
Fab Five Nagarote Alliance Witches' Coven Dara Women's Alliance
Millennials vs. Gen X Game Changers Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers Ghost Island
Takali Alliance Power Six Soko Alliance Naviti Alliance
The Round Table
David's Vinaka Alliance Tavua Alliance Final Four Alliance
Final Four Alliance
Zeke's Vinaka Alliance
David vs. Goliath Edge of Extinction Island of the Idols Winners at War
David Alliance Kama Six Lairo Women's Alliance Cops-R-Us
Goliath Alliance Manu Alliance Vokai Alliance
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