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Caritas in Latin America & Caribbean

The Caritas Latin America and Caribbean region covers a vast geographical area with great cultural and economic diversity. In many of the countries in the region, Caritas has a long history of working for the poor – over fifty years – tackling natural and man-made disasters and providing healthcare.

Working together, the members of the Caritas Latin America and Caribbean region focus on peace, social and economic justice and safe migration.

CARITAS UPDATES FROM LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN

  • Dignity, values and rights for migrants in Mexico

Dignity, values and rights for migrants in Mexico

  • 12 February 2016
“The Pope invites us to take up the Church's task of mercy and forgiveness, and with migrants this means informing or reminding them that they are human persons, with dignity, values and rights,” says Bishop Ortiz
  • Remembering Haiti’s heroes

Remembering Haiti’s heroes

  • 8 January 2016
Ambassador Ken Hackett, the U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See, remembers the Haiti earthquake 6 years ago when was with Catholic Relief Services.

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Caritas Latin America Info

Address Apartado Postal: 5160
1000 San José – Costa Rica
Telephone +506 (2) 291 42 86
Fax +506 231 3954
Email caritaslac@caritas.org.ar
Website www.caritasamericalatinaycaribe.org