Latin America - Jesuits of Latin America Collaborate to Address Humanitarian Crisis in Venezuela
Facing an escalating humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, Jesuits from the Jesuit Conference of Latin America and the Caribbean (CPAL) met in Panama City on April 11-12, 2018, to discuss the current situation and to develop collaborative proposals for the Jesuit network of CPAL that can address Venezuela's current reality. Following the two-day meeting, the Jesuits in attendance, including CPAL President Fr. Roberto Jaramillo SJ, concluded that there is an increasingly serious and systematic crisis in Venezuela that is generating a worrisome humanitarian emergency, the magnitude of which has not been appropriately recognized or addressed. Read more... Read an article from Fr. Luis Ugalde on the present political situation in Venezuela.