Saturday, August 25, 2018

Feel the Bern: As Venezuela's socialist disaster spreads, UN goes after...Ecuador and Peru

By Monica Showalter August 24, 2018

The United Nations is pressuring Peru and Ecuador to drop their passport requirements, put into place after vast human waves of Venezuelans fleeing socialism inundated those countries. Bad, bad Ecuador and Peru for wanting to control their nation's borders. Borders bad, uncontrolled entry good. How very convenient for Venezuela's Maduro regime, which is at the root of the problem.

According to Al Jazeera:

The United Nations has urged Latin American countries to ease entry for thousands of people fleeing Venezuela's deepening economic and political crisis. The call on Thursday came after Ecuador and Peru announced tighter entry requirements for Venezuelans.

"We recognise the growing challenges associated with the large scale arrival of Venezuelans," UN refugee agency chief Filippo Grandi said in a statement issued jointly with the International Organization for Migration.

"It remains critical that any new measures continue to allow those in need of international protection to access safety and seek asylum," Grandi added............Read more

My Take - The hypocirsy of the UN is unending.  Guess who's on the Human Rights Council?  Venezuela!  Here's the list by the way.  If this isn't an excellent example of UN hypocrisy then there is no such thing as hypocrisy.

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