(ANS - Los Teques) - There is talk of a Venezuelan exodus to other countries to look for a future difficult to achieve in Venezuela, most being young people, unfortunately. Salesian centers, courtyards, schools and parishes do not escape this fate. There are many who have left, in fact, and it has become almost normal to ask about someone, the answer already taken for granted: "She's gone." Yasury Romero tells of her experience as a young woman from the Los Teques MJS.
(ANS - Freetown) - A week after torrential rain devastated everything and everyone in Freetown, the search operations for hundreds of missing people buried in the mud continues. The number of deaths due to the mudslides and flooding in Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, amounts to 461, as reported by the Reuters news agency, citing the spokesman for a local source. In an interview, Fr Jorge Crisafulli, a Salesian Freetown-based missionary, speaks of the current situation.
(ANS - Castelnuovo Don Bosco) - The relic of Don Bosco, stolen last 2 June and recovered after a few days by the Carabinieri, was returned to the Basilico of Colle Don Bosco on 16 August. Here is how Fr. Fabio Attard, General Councilor for Youth Ministry, expresses his thanks to the Carabinieri and the sense of the Sanit's "presence."