The Foreign Ministry of Ecuador confirmed that 218 nationals are in the «migration stations» in Mexico after being subject to controls by the authorities of that country. Now they face an immigration process for their return, «the same one that is not immediate,» said the entity.
According to the State Portfolio, the Ecuadorian consulates and the national Embassy in Mexico City have personally visited these sites and verified that the conditions in those centers are appropriate: food is provided, as well as medical and psychological care for cases that require it. .
For Ecuadorians authorized to return to the country, first, a PCR test must be carried out, 72 hours in advance. With the negative result, they are given a ticket back to Ecuador, all this at the expense of the Mexican State.
Additionally, the Vice Ministry of Human Mobility contacts their relatives in Ecuador to provide them with assistance and timely information on these sensitive cases.
«IT IS IMPORTANT TO CLARIFY THAT, CURRENTLY, THERE ARE NO INADMITTED ECUADORIANS AT ANY OF THE MEXICAN AIRPORTS,» IT REPORTED.
On September 6, outside the Ecuadorian Foreign Ministry, in Quito, the relatives of Ecuadorians held in Mexico were posted to demand that the National Government carry out the necessary procedures to return them to the national territory.
Source: Foreign Ministry of Ecuador