NGO Urges Caracas To Open Talks With Other States To Resolve Complex Immigration Crisis

LOS ANGELES (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – 07th June, 2022) Caracas ought to begin talks concerning the very advanced immigration disaster with different states in Latin America, particularly contemplating the massive variety of refugees flowing out of Venezuela, Panamerican and Caribbean Union for Human Rights (PACUHR) Special Projects Director, Oscar Lopez Colina, informed Sputnik on the sidelines of the Ninth Summit of Americas.

As the Summit of Americas kicked off in Los Angeles on Monday, a ten,000-strong US-bound migrant caravan left the city of Tapachula on the Mexico-Guatemala border, FOX information reported. Most of the migrants within the caravan, the report added, are from Venezuela, Cuba, and Nicaragua – the very three international locations the US didn’t invite to the summit.

“The situation with immigration is very complicated. The political situation in (the) Americas is very difficult now,” the PACUHR consultant stated. “It’s necessary that they (Caracas) open the conversation with the other countries… for a solution to immigration.”

He additionally identified that almost all of the refugees within the area come from Venezuela.

When requested concerning the US determination to exclude Venezuela, Cuba, and Nicaragua from the summit, the PACUHR particular initiatives director stated it’s “very difficult” to talk with these governments as a result of they don’t suppose when it comes to liberty and human rights.

The discussion board’s solely contributors, he added, are democratic international locations and civil organizations that approve of liberty, democracy, and inclusion. The PACUHR consultant stated the governments of Venezuela, Cuba, and Nicaragua are solely concerned with energy, not their residents.

PACUHR, he added, is anticipated to handle on the summit human rights and inclusion points. Lopez Colina additionally stated they plan to file complaints about alleged human rights violations with a world courtroom on behalf of refugees. The NGO will assist refugees in several international locations within the area put together their instances, he added.

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador introduced on Monday that he won’t take part within the Summit of the Americas hosted in Los Angeles from June 6-10 as a result of the US didn’t invite Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua. Meanwhile, Chilean President Gabriel Boric, at a press convention alongside Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, stated the US determination was a “mistake” that can doubtless fail to ship outcomes.

US State Department Spokesperson Ned value stated the Biden administration “understands” the Mexican president’s place and appears ahead to discussions with Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard who can be on the occasion.

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