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Bishop on Venezuelan Migrant Crisis: ‘Serious Thing’ to Sacrifice People for Failed System

John MooreAn immigrant family from Venezuela covers up during a dust storm at a makeshift immigrant camp located between the Rio Grande and the U.S.-Mexico border fence on May 10, 2023 in El Paso, Texas.

Under the socialism introduced by the governments of presidents Hugo Chavez and his successor, Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela has gone from being a prosperous country to one having shortages of basic necessities and a high rate of poverty.