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.