Adrián de Jesús Velasco, husband of Irish Moreira Guimaraisone in 10 Cubans who died in a Tragic traffic accident that happened at the beginning of October in Chiapas Mexico, was finally reunited this Monday with one of his two children who survived the tragedy.
With balloons in hand and a stuffed animal, Adrián de Jesús Velasco welcomed his daughter, Arianna de la Caridad, 7 years old, to the United States and hopes to soon be with his son, Alejandro Adrián (12), who He was seriously injured in the accident.
“When I saw him, I didn’t know whether to cry or laugh. I didn’t know what to do.”Velasco spoke about the relationship with his daughter, in the statements of journalist Daniel Benítez for Univision.
The Cuban, who For weeks she fought for her children to be with explained that the children on October 20 were able to enter with a CBP One appointment through the border of Mexico with the United States.
However, since the minors are not traveling with their parents, they remain in the custody of the federal government. Adrián was finally able to see his daughter again just a few hours ago.
In the case of his son, who is not in good health – and even had an operation on his spleen – he is still hospitalized in the United States awaiting the results of some tests that have been done on him.
The saddest thing is that the children don’t even know that their mother has died.
Adrián de Jesús Velasco hopes to have that difficult conversation with them when they are all together, something that could happen at the end of this week.
The body of the children’s mother, Ailen Moreira Guimaraes, was cremated and returned to Cubasomething the Cuban government promised it would do with the remains whose families decided to return home.
After the accident that occurred in the early hours of October 1, which in addition to 10 deaths left 17 injured, Adrián de Jesús Velasco asked for urgent help so that his two surviving minor children could travel to the United States as soon as possible with a humanitarian visa..
In previous statements by journalist Mario J. Pentón -for America Camel– Velasco pointed out that his daughter (Ariana Velasco Moreira, 7 years old) was riding in the wrecked car; his son (Alejandro Adrián Velasco Moreira (12); his wife (Ailen Moreira, 34 years old) and his wife’s brother.
“My son was hospitalized, he had an operation on his spleen and now he has a problem with his lungs, and I have the girl at a friend’s house. What I want is to have my children,” said the Cuban at that time, who confessed that he still had no papers, since he had only been in the United States for ten months.