Surge in Migrant Arrivals Hits Lampedusa: Italy Faces Critical Situation

Italy Faces Critical Situation

Italy-The tiny Italian island of Lampedusa is grappling with a surge in migrant boats arriving from North Africa, with the number peaking at 7,000 people, equivalent to the entire local population. The island’s reception center, designed for fewer than 400 individuals, was overwhelmed with men, women, and children who were forced to sleep outside on … Read more