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The UN announced that the number of refugees and migrants in the Mediterranean this year has exceeded 300,000.
Vijay Prashad says the world's superpowers must move towards a ceasefire in Syria as soon as possible to stem the tide.
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Meet Me in Venice: A Chinese Immigrant's Journey from the Far East to the Faraway West
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Three pages into Meet Me in Venice the reader learns that there are more than 214 million migrants worldwide: a startling one of every 33 people in the world alive is a migrant. Author Suzanne Ma, an experienced journalist based in Vancouver, is concerned with these facts, however, she's just as interested in the people behind the numbers.