UN: Venezuela’s migrant exodus up to 3 million

UN: Venezuela’s migrant exodus up to 3 million

by WorldTribune Staff, November 9, 2018 The number of residents who have fled the economic and humanitarian nightmare in socialist Venezuela has topped 3 million, the United Nations said on Nov. 8. The exodus amounts to around one in 12 of the nation’s population. William Spindler of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) appealed […]

At least 56 Yemen-bound migrants dead after being thrown into Arabian Sea by smugglers

At least 56 Yemen-bound migrants dead after being thrown into Arabian Sea by smugglers

by WorldTribune Staff, August 11, 2017 More than 50 people drowned and many more were missing after smugglers threw 300 African migrants into the Arabian Sea off of Yemen. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) told AFP that human traffickers forced more than 120 Somali and Ethiopian migrants into the rough seas off Yemen on […]