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Cuba blames U.S. for migrant crisis in Central America

Cuba blames U.S. for migrant crisis in Central America

Nov 18, – The Cubans have been making their way north from Panama to Costa Rica to Nicaragua, seeking to eventually reach the United States, where Cubans receive special treatment that welcomes them without a visa. But Nicaragua, a close ally of Cuba, closed its border with Costa Rica on Sunday to stop them. Cuba’s […]

November 18, 2015 | By | Reply More
At least 40 migrants die in Mediterranean- Italy navy

At least 40 migrants die in Mediterranean- Italy navy

Aug 15, – The victims are thought to have suffocated after inhaling fumes from fuel after the boat took on water in the hold, the captain of the navy ship leading the rescue said on Italian state television. At least 40 migrants died after apparently getting trapped and suffocating in the water-logged hold of a […]

August 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
Rising tide of illegal immigrants swamp Greek islands

Rising tide of illegal immigrants swamp Greek islands

Apr 20, – “The situation is no longer manageable,” said International Organization for Migration worker Zoi Livaditou, who each morning takes stock of new groups of immigrants plucked from the Aegean Sea or arriving on the beach after risky night-time crossings. The Greek island of Lesbos is being flooded by a rising tide of people […]

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