migrants

Over 70 people fleeing Lebanon who after boat sinks off Syrian coast

At least 75 people, including children, fleeing Lebanon to Europe were killed when their boat sank off the Syrian coast this week, Lebanon’s transportation minister said on Friday. The big picture: The incident marks one of the deadliest migrant sea tragedies for a boat leaving Lebanon in years. The country, which hosts a large number …

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Woman camping on West Side Highway says shelter system is ‘full’

She’s not a happy camper. A middle-aged Eastern European woman who said she couldn’t get a spot in the city’s packed and horrid shelter system pitched a tent on the median of the West Side Highway near 12th Avenue and West 41st Street. “Shelter’s no good for me and full,” she told The Post. The …

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Ballarat businesses tap into migrant community to improve workforce shortage

Regional community leaders say the answer to the nation’s workforce shortage is already available — employers just aren’t looking in the right places. Key points: Two Ballarat programs are helping employers change their hiring approaches Ballarat Regional Tourism is partnering with Ballarat Regional Multicultural Center to employ people from the migrant community More than 7 …

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The Other Americans: Residents Are Leaving one of Guatemala’s Top Tourism Destinations

The quiet Mayan Tz’utujil town of Santiago Atitlán has long been a destination for tourism, even during the darkest days of Guatemala’s thirty-six-year internal armed conflict. Tourists are drawn by the picturesque Lake Atitlán and the Indigenous traditions of the town. But in recent years, it has been marred by pandemic and, despite a reported …

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Has COVID-19 pulled back the curtain on so-called birth tourism?

The COVID-19 pandemic and the border closures and travel restrictions that came with it seem to have put a dent in the number of non-Canadians coming to this country to deliver their babies. The latest government data offers what may be an unprecedented look at the practice that has been controversially dubbed “birth tourism.” It …

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Study finds medical and dental care south of the border are good options for Americans

SAN DIEGO (Border Report) — Most Americans have probably never heard of Los Algodones, Mexico, which sits across the border just southwest of Yuma, Ariz. But when it comes to dental care, a lot of people seem to know exactly where it is. A recent survey conducted by Healthcare.com shows Los Algodones is one of …

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Grocery Retailers And The Food Market: Trends And Future Prospects

Grocery retailers also play a critical role in influencing customer purchase decisions and what food producers and manufacturers introduce to the market. However, as the food market continues to evolve, the future of grocery retailers and food relies on global trends such as e-commerce, lifestyle, sustainability, strategic partnerships and experience economy. Let’s look at critical …

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Centrelink communications ‘like an alien language’ for Australians of migrant backgrounds

A mistake that left behind a debt of tens of thousands of dollars — that’s how Andrea Peel, a 40-year-old migrant from South Africa now living in Sydney, describes her experience with Centrelink. Key points: Australians from migrant backgrounds are frustrated with confusing correspondence with Centrelink Some are paying back debts they don’t fully understand …

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