Demi, Demi, Demi. Feels like every time we turn around Miss Lovato is doing her thang these days — and boy is she doin’ it right! From the American Music Awards performance, which was touted as one of Rolling Stone’s “best” moments, to her SNL appearance, we’ve been all ears. Here’s a look at her top appearances from the last month which are getting all the praise ?.
In mid-October she appeared on SNL performing her emotionally-charged ‘Stone Cold’…
“Those who’ve arrived have gotten in touch with their acquaintances, their friends, and tell them how the route is,” Lideisy Hernandez told the Associated Press. “That means that no one needs a coyote. You go making friends along the way. I myself have 70, 80-something friends on Facebook who’ve already gotten to the United States.”
As Cuban immigrants make their way through the 8 different countries and borders, the send messages to those behind them letting them know where it is safe to stay overnight, where they can pick up money wired to them by family, and what time they should arrive at a particular stop.
Border disputes between South American countries have caused several blocks, but the Cuban people just keep waiting and moving when they can.
The mass migration was triggered by the talks to normalize diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States. Cuban nationals fear that the talks between Cuba and the U.S. could lead to the end of the “wet foot, dry foot” policy without real diplomatic change within Cuba.
“The first ones, sure, they had to do this with ‘contacts,’ the great majority had coyotes,” Mario Martinez, a 24-year-old Cuban migrant, told the Associated Press. “But there were coyotes who were picking people up to cheat them, to kill people, to rape them. So now we Cubans are showing each other how to do the journey on our own.”
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