The most worrying thing, according to Lokpal, is that most of these people are on the streets. Mainly because foreigners are involved in mass consumption of psychoactive substances, due to theft of documents or simply because they run out of money To meet their basic needs.
“What concerns us is that then there is no specific clear care pathway for that population because this population is entering the same shelters that homeless people enter, which is the center of the day, so request that they organize the service routes,” said Carlos Calle, coordinator of the tourism observatory of the Medellin ombudsman.
11 out of 40 people are there Foreigners from Argentina, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Canada, United States, Albania, Norway, Bolivia, Chile, Cuba and Brazil are also in the same situation.
eventually, Ombudsman asks institutions to develop more safeguards for the tourist populationSince foreigners do not provide sufficient data or the authorities leave pending the collection of information, they are vulnerable, according to reports from this organization. And after entering the city, nothing could be heard of them again.
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