This week in The Cuenca Dispatch there are a few stories about the influx of Venezuelan immigrants, their inability to get the healthcare promised them and the rise of children begging in the streets. It’s a sad situation that has a complexity behind it that goes much deeper than saying these people should get jobs. Or go back to Venezuela (I can’t tell you how many idiots I have heard say that over the last year). This is a huge issue with layers of problems that are not easily fixed. From the social, political and economic upheaval in Venezuela to…
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