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Scalabrinian Priest Honored in Lengthy Newspaper Article

July 23, 2014 – Father Flor Rigoni, Scalabrinian priest and the director of the Home for Migrants Shelter “Bethlehem” in Tapachula, Mexico, has recently been honored in a lengthy article in the Spanish-language publication Excelsior. The article, entitled “Flor María Rigoni, el padre migrante” (Father Flor Maria Rigoni, the Migrant Father), was published on Monday to unanimous acclaim from those who have worked with migrants. The article, which details Father Flor’s struggles and triumphs as the director

SIMN attends XV Conference on Forced Migration and Peace in Bogota, Colombia

Bogota, July 18, 2014 – From July 15th to the 18th, the International Organization for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM) held their XV Conference on Forced Migration and Peace at Javeriana University in Bogota, Colombia, titled 30 Years of the Cartagena Declaration. The Conference was attended by exhibitors from 50 countries, representing five continents and 300 participants. In this fifteenth edition of the Conference, the case of Colombia received special attention. Roberto Carlos López Vidal,