they want to go back:
Syrian Refugees Protest in Uruguay, Say Host Nation Lacks Opportunity. Families fleeing civil war say Uruguay is too costly, demand help to move to other countries (emphasis added)
Maher Aldees’s family, the one that got stranded in Istanbul, had been living in the coastal city of Piriápolis, where local officials accused the parents of not sending their daughters to school. Authorities later said the issue was resolved.
Mr. Aldees said they now want to travel to Syria or Lebanon and intend to protest outside the presidential offices until authorities take them to the airport.
Take them to the airport, send them off on a one-way ticket to Damascus.
AFP did a report (in Spanish; h/t Vlad),
For WSJ non-subscribers, Reuters (emphasis added)
In Uruguay, a secular country with a tiny Muslim population of about 300, the refugees receive housing, health care, education and financial support from the government. Even so, they have struggled to settle in and relations with locals have been strained.
The socialist president reiterated his support for Syrian President Bashar Assad, who has had close ties to Venezuela in recent years.
“Close ties” in the form of direct flights from Iran.