As the most recent influx of Haitian asylum seekers to the U.S. arrived at the US-Mexico border, a common initial misconception was that they were coming directly from Haiti. However, the vast majority had made the months-long journey from countries in South America, mainly Brazil and Chile. To explain some other basic differences, The Haitian
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This week is the 20th anniversary of the sinking of a refugee boat designated by the Australian government as SIEV X, in which 353 asylum seekers, mainly from Iraq and Afghanistan and including 146 children, tragically drowned in international waters between Indonesia and Australia. Most of the boat’s passengers were attempting to re-join their husbands
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A forgotten chore, a dose of laudanum and a dream of pirate treasure converge with disastrous consequences and life-changing adventure in the middle-grade historical fiction novel, “Maud & Addie” (Regal House Publishing) by Maureen Buchanan Jones. The year is 1910. The location is Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia. Two sisters from Halifax are staying at their
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A giant in one of the industries that put the Lake Cumberland region on the map has passed away. James “Jim” Sharpe passed away last Thursday at the age of 91. The epitome of entrepreneurship, Sharpe started and operated a number of successful business ventures involving the grocery business, automobile dealerships, marinas, furniture stores, restaurants
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A cruise holiday could be just the ticket when you’re looking to get away without all the fuss of buying airline tickets, hotels, transfers, and activities. In fact, cruising is so popular that over 13.7 million of us took a cruise from a US port in 2019. It’s often a one-stop shop for many travelers where you
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New Jersey, United States,- Verified Market Research recently published a new study on the Houseboats Market with statistical data represented in tables, pie charts, graphs and numbers to help better understand the market. The report presents the current development scenario and emerging market trends. The research report provides a comprehensive assessment of the market and provides forward-looking perspectives regarding
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Chuck Bundrant, the titan of the fishing industry who commercialized pollock at fast food chains around the world and spent six decades trawling northern seas, died on Sunday at the age of 79. Chuck Bundrant first started fishing in 1961. JOHN ANGERSON/ALAMY STOCK PHOTO Bundrant quietly ran America’s largest seafood company, Trident Seafoods, from Seattle,
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ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: A 40-foot catamaran serves as a floating classroom for students at Maritime High. It’s a new school outside of Seattle that’s trying to help prepare the next generation of marine scientists, engineers and ship captains. From member station KUOW, Noel Gasca reports. NOEL GASCA, BYLINE: Before she moved from Arizona to attend
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Non-European Union workers in the fishing industry here experience racist insults, verbal abuse and extremely long working hours, according to a study by Maynooth University. Academics in the Department of Law assessed the current working conditions, immigration status and experiences of enforcement of non-European Economic Area (EEA) workers in the Irish fishing fleet. One of
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VENICE, Fla., Oct. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Freedom Boat Club, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), announced today that it has acquired its Freedom Boat Club of Connecticut franchise operation and territory from the current owners. The acquisition includes all current Connecticut-based locations, as well as the rights to expand and build new
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ABOARD THE SEABIRD — As dozens of African migrants traversed the Mediterranean Sea on a flimsy white rubber boat, a small aircraft circling 1,000 feet above closely monitored their attempt to reach Europe. The twin-engine Seabird, owned by the German non-governmental organization Sea-Watch, is tasked with documenting human rights violations committed against migrants at sea
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