‘Tunisia is finished’: smugglers profit as downturn drives European exodus

Growing unemployment, dwindling wages and tax hikes trigger rise in illegal migration and concerns over terrorism Migration and developing ‘Tunisia is finished’: smugglers gain as downturn drives European exodus Growing unemployment, dwindling wages and taxation hikes trigger rise in illegal migration and concerns over terrorism Global development is supported by About this content Simon Speakman […]

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Egypt migrant boat death toll rises to 148

Authorities bring to shore more bodies from capsized angling boat after arrest of four suspected people traffickers The number dead in a migrant barge calamity off Egypts coast climbed to 148 on Friday as rescuers recovered more bodies from the Mediterranean. Survivors have said up to 450 migrants were on board the fishing vessel that […]

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Central American migrants desperate to reach US risk new threats at sea

As US-driven immigration crackdown forces-out many to find alternative roads through Mexico, activists along the coast anxiety trafficking and drownings will rise The highway from Mexicos southern state of Chiapas into the neighbouring region of Oaxaca hugs the Pacific coast, cutting through dusty towns and densely forested mountains. It only takes a few hours to […]

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