The Wider Image: Venezuelan mothers, children in tow, rush to migrate
Venezuelan migrant Nemesis Ramirez, 22, poses for a picture with her children Ailin, 6, and five-month-old Raimar, while they wait to process their documents at the Ecuadorian-Peruvian border service centre, before they continue their journey, on the outskirts of Tumbes, Peru, June 17, 2019. Ramirez is travelling to meet her husband who left Venezuela for Peru three months ago. "I hired a guide, and it was very bad. I would not recommend it to anyone. They left me four days in Cucuta, with the children sleeping on the floor," Ramirez said. "I cried and wanted to return, but my daughter told me that she wanted to continue, that she wanted to keep travelling to see her father. And if she was strong, I had to be stronger than her." "We left everything behind; we just brought things as if we were going the weekend to the beach." "We couldn't bring a single doll for my daughter." REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins SEARCH "MOTHERS REFUGEE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.