There is a lot of information about the few infected with Ebola in the US and Europe, but not so much about the real core of the problem which is the huge outbreak in Africa and the lack of resources to fight against it and avoid the spread of the virus. with 10,000 new cases per week expected by december Africa needs money and resources as soon as possible to avoid the spread of the virus.
Almost 21 million people live in forced labour, trafficking and modern slavery that generates in the private economy US$ 150 billion in illegal profits per year, about three times more than previously estimated, according to a new report from the International Labour Organization (ILO). Asia-Pacific is the region where there are more illegal profits from these activities ($ 51.8 billion) followed by the developed economies and the EU ($ 46.9 billion).
EU leaders decided to reinforce search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean to detect vessels and boats with migrants and prevent deaths and tragedies like the recent one in Lampedusa. But a reform on migration and asylum matters will have to wait until June 2014.
At least 53 people were killed during demonstrations of the supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood in the 40th anniversary of Egypt’s war with Israel in Cairo and across the country on Sunday, a health ministry official said.
The Lampedusa tragedy with 194 African migrants confirmed dead and at least 150 more missing feared dead, many trapped in the wreckage of the stricken boat 47 meters below the surface is overwhelming.