Salvadorans have been in poverty for more than five months / Javier Chavez – El Gerardo de Tabasco.
Lying on the ground, emaciated from lack of food, with a severe leg injury, 23-year-old Salvadoran Jose Luis Moreno spends his days leaning against a pedestrian crossing in the historic center of Villahermosa, Mexico. increase. Tabasco.
The Salvadorans have lived in extreme poverty for five months after arriving in the city with the illusion that they could improve themselves and create opportunities for a better quality of life, but days have passed. , could not find a job.And as an alternative to housing, he chose to sleep on the street. It is now their “home”.
Moreno told El Gerardo de Tabasco that as a result of being thrown into the street, a car crashed into him, causing serious injuries that caused infected cuts, but because he didn’t have the financial resources to go to a doctor. He worries that the injury will cause limb loss due to the high degree of infection.
“My injury was from a car accident. I was hit by a car and couldn’t get to a doctor,” Moreno told the Mexican outlet.
People in the area say they help with food and drink when they can / Javier Chavez – El Gerardo de Tabasco.
Merchants and locals said it was very dangerous for him to lie down near the street, given that Moreno was in ill health and had little strength. fall, die
They also commented that they would help Salvadorans if possible by giving them money to buy food or simply inviting them to eat, but this assistance was inadequate and Moreno said nothing. We often go several days without eating or drinking.
Given the situation of Salvadoran shortages, Villahermosa people ask authorities such as the Health Secretary and the Family’s National Integrated Development (DIF) to provide shelter, food and medical care. endangering his life for lack of support and care.
Lacking energy, Salvadorans pass near the busy streets with all kinds of cars / Javier Chavez – El Heraldo de Tabasco.