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Apr 13, 2011

The Lampedusa Immigrants Crisis

The Lampedusa Immigrants Crisis

Lampedusa is a small island in the Mediterranean Sea and Italy. Tunisia is the closest shore to Lampedusa at a distance of approximately 113 kilometres (70 mi) from Tunisia, and it is the southernmost point in Italy. Its population of approximately 4,500 subsists on fishing, agriculture and tourism. It has lately been known primarily for its role as an entry point to Europe for impoverished illegal immigrants from Africa. Read more.

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