Tag Archives: Silvio Berlusconi

1,300 Migrants Landed in Italy Last Week

“1,300 landed on Italy’s coasts last week,” from ANSAmed: The European Union agency for external security Frontex said Wednesday that it was concerned over the 1,300 migrants who landed in Italy in the past week. ”The levels are those of … Continue reading

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Libyan Treatment of Refugees, Migrants, and Asylum-Seekers

Libya has had an appalling record of mistreating refugees, migrants, and asylum seekers, both before and after the Libyan civil war. Muammar al-Gaddafi, the deposed dictator of Libya, had a nascent and unshakeable relationship with Italy and its former voluptuary … Continue reading

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Italy Witnessing “Nightmare” in Europe

“Italy sees ‘nightmare’ Europe of xenophobia despair,” by Guy Dinmore and Giulia Segret for the Financial Times: Europe risks becoming a “nightmare” of austerity and social despair where voters turn increasingly to xenophobic and populist parties, senior politicians supporting Italy’s new … Continue reading

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Immigrants Abandoning Italy

“Immigrants Abandoning Recession-Hit Italy,” by Guy Dinmore for the Financial Times: In Rome’s Chinatown the Blue Skies travel agency is selling more one-way tickets back to China than returns. The manager of the Mei Dan beauty parlour says Canada is … Continue reading

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Lega Nord’s Leader, Umberto Bossi, Resigns

“Italian Populist Party Leader Who Once Backed Berlusconi Quits, Ending An Era,” by Rachel Donadio, for the New York Times: Umberto Bossi, the colorful leader of a populist party best known for its anti-immigrant rhetoric, resigned on Thursday amid a … Continue reading

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