URI Members Address Ecuador's Immigration Crisis

25 July 2018, 7:07 PM

How to help the emigrants of the Venezuelan diaspora, who are victims of the dictatorship in their country?

Church and Migration

Church and Migration

By Adriana Reyes

On Friday, July 13, 2018 at 6:15 p.m., a Colloquium entitled "Church and Migration" was held. Víctor Rey, who is a member of the URI member group Spiritual Forum of Santiago, and a representative of the Mennonite Church of Quito, participated in the conversation.

This event seeks to provide answers to a problem that Quiteños are experiencing almost daily. In recent months, the number of Venezuelan emigrants is impossible to count. Citizens who escape the humanitarian crisis they are suffering in their country, (due to lack of food, lack of medicines and repression from the government) arrive at the international bus terminal in Quito. They either intend to stay in the city, or they are still traveling to other neighboring countries in the region.

The discussion then arises: how to help the emigrants of the Venezuelan diaspora, who are victims of the dictatorship in their country?


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Church and Migration
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