Venezuelan refugees make new homes in Cuenca

The news comes in busloads from Venezuela. It seems that every day exposes another open wound, more injured children, greater hardening of hearts and minds. There are those who shrill, “The country needs to be made great again,” and, “We’re sick and tired of being ignored while being robbed of our cultural heritage.” There are others who mourn the loss of compassion, the collapse of tradition, and the abandonment of civilized behavior. There is one thing that almost all Venezuelans agree upon regardless of their political  affiliation  — faith that their beloved country, an authentic, and god-chosen land, would survive…

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