Venezuela’s Refugees Crisis Soars as Economic Disaster Worsens Number of migrants leaving Venezuela reaches three million Venezuela’s Refugees Crisis Soars as Economic Disaster Worsens The socialist poster child, Venezuela, is facing mounting crises as the country continues to crumble. Socialism has been a disaster every time it has been tried, whether it has been abandoned – as in North Korea, Sweden, Russia, China, Cuba, or East Germany – or where it has been allowed to lead to total financial disaster, as in Venezuela. … [Read more...] about World View: Venezuela’s Refugees Crisis Soars as Economic Disaster Worsens
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Although Hungary's approach may not be popular in many ideological centers, the prevalent opinion and the majority of the political leaders in Hungary see the adoption of this law as a necessary proactive measure given the deadly terrorist attacks in the EU over the last few years. Furthermore, the lack of a cohesive approach by the EU in dealing with the migration crisis leaves member countries to take matters into their own hands as they seek to protect their citizens from terrorists crossing their borders. One only has to look at some of EU's policies in Turkey and Greece, which have been implemented to keep the "migration problem" away from the EU borders by flooding money to both countries or by mandating the acceptance of certain number of refugees by each member nation. This could be viewed as inducement of the Turkish and the Greek Governments that are asked to stop the flood of migrants into the EU, when what is required is a comprehensive approach that deals with the … [Read more...] about Is Hungary’s approach to the refugee crisis a test of the European Union unity?
The likes of the Germans and Swedes perceived that the EU's lack of power over immigration asylum policy was part of the problem, so they sought reform. As a result, the EU's influence on the immigration and asylum affairs of member states has since developed significantly. The 1997 Dublin Convention requires asylum seekers to apply for protection in the first EU country they enter, while the 1999 Common European Asylum System attempted to harmonise the whole asylum process. … [Read more...] about How the spectre of Yugoslavia looms over EU’s handling of the refugee crisis
"If we are unable to show soon -- by which I mean in the coming months -- that we are willing and able to govern, then it makes little sense to keep messing about," Deputy Chancellor Reinhold Mitterlehner said in a newspaper interview. … [Read more...] about Tensions in government as refugee crisis bites
In neighboring Honduras, one of Latin America's poorest and most violent nations, adding to the sense of insecurity is the country's role as a major transit point for South American cocaine as well as the political turmoil and civil unrest that have followed hard-line President Juan Orlando Hernandez's re-election last November amid allegations he stole the vote. … [Read more...] about Senators talk of ‘refugee crisis,’ but divided on reasons why Central American migrants come to US