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Sri Lankan migrants held captive in Mexico rescued

Sri Lankan migrants held captive in Mexico rescued

Some 19 migrants including Sri Lankans held captive by a criminal group were rescued in Tamaulipas state, Mexico, by Mexican police and immigration authorities, El Universal news portal reported. MORE...

September 7, 2015  04:08 pm|

Sri Lanka to treat migrants as victims of smugglers

Sri Lanka to treat migrants as victims of smugglers

The Government is taking action against human traffickers under due processes while treating migrants as victims of smugglers, Sri Lankas envoy to the United Nations Ravinatha Aryasinha said. MORE..

June 16, 2015  01:07 pm|

400 migrants die in shipwreck off Libya

400 migrants die in shipwreck off Libya

About 400 migrants died in an attempt to reach Italy from Libya when their boat capsized, survivors said on Tuesday, the latest tragedy in the Mediterranean where the death toll from shipwrecks has surged this year. MORE..

April 15, 2015  12:55 pm|

Canada spent $600,000 on MV Sun Sea before deciding to scrap

Canada spent $600,000 on MV Sun Sea before deciding to scrap

Almost five years after a derelict cargo ship with 492 Sri Lankan migrants arrived off the B.C. coast, prompting a change in Canadas immigration laws, the government has failed to find a buyer for the vessel. MORE..

March 6, 2015  09:57 am|

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