Yet touting tourism took some special cheek, not least because the man flogging that trade recently won notoriety for his alleged enterprise in another industry, international drug trafficking. Not enough for you? Driving is a game of Bolivarian roulette. Thanks to scarcity of medicine, falling ill or suffering injury can quickly become life-threatening.
Now, many are coming back to Galicia — or at least their descendants are — escaping an acute crisis in Venezuela for the remote Spanish region and lured by authorities there faced with an ageing population.
Carlos Veiga, a year-old from Caracas whose parents were from Galicia, arrived in Vigo, an industrial coastal city surrounded by green mountains, in November with his wife and two sons.
And swapping the Caribbean for the rough, stormy sea of the Atlantic was a shock. The ordeal only lasted a few hours, but it was the last straw for him. That, and a general lack of medicine in Venezuela, including vaccines for his kids, pushed him to leave the country.
He is one of thousands who have escaped in the past years, many opting to come to Spain despite its recent economic crisis and sky-high unemployment. Of these, thousands go to Galicia, where incentives are promoted by authorities encouraging migrants to return to a region that saw part of its population flee poverty for Latin America in the 20th century.
The regional government has said it will provide 2. But Venezuelan associations say the number of arrivals has soared since then. Eight out of every 10 people who ask for the subsidy for returning migrants are Venezuelan, according to the regional government.
Now, many are coming back to Galicia -- or at least their descendants are -- escaping an acute crisis in Venezuela for the remote Spanish region and lured by authorities there faced with an ageing population. Venezuela’s Repatriation Plan has received another 91 citizens back to the homeland from the Dominican Republic on Saturday, Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said. May 10, · Now, many are coming back to Galicia -- or at least their descendants are -- escaping an acute crisis in Venezuela for the remote Spanish region and lured Spain's Galicia welcomes back thousands.
Veiga was unable to sell off his construction company in Venezuela, just like many others in the country where the deep economic crisis is hindering the sale of property or goods to emigrate. So he lives off a subsidy of euros a month, expected to last 18 months. But for Monica Janeiro, these difficulties are worth it.
Her family had to rely on the Caritas charity for food vouchers and on the Red Cross for courses to enter the job market.May 26, · Trump welcomes home Utah man freed from Venezuela jail: 'You've gone through a lot' The meeting was the culmination of months of back-channel talks led by Mr.
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President Trump Welcomes Joshua Holt Back To the U.S Posted on May 26, by sundance This evening President Trump welcomed home Joshua Holt, a young man who had been imprisoned in Venezuela for nearly two years. Watch: President Trump welcomes Josh Holt home from Venezuela prison.
Posted by: R. Mitchell in In The News, And they came back from a very tough ordeal in a Venezuelan prison.
Almost two years, Josh. And, you know, amazing that you were able to take it.
Your daughter Marian is here, and your parents, Jason and Laurie. Trump welcomes American held in Venezuela to the White House for thinking about me and caring about me as a normal person, so thank you." and flew back with Holt, who had traveled to.
Back in Venezuela, Veiga was kidnapped for ransom. The ordeal only lasted a few hours, but it was the last straw for him. Venezuelan migrant Carlos Veiga poses in Vigo, northwestern Spain. XVIDEOS Hot Mia Malkova Welcomes her Stepbrother back free.