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The anxiety of the Tunisians of Sicily for the countrymen: “They land chased by hunger”

The anxiety of the Tunisians of Sicily for the countrymen: “They land chased by hunger”
In Lampedusa the bill is easily lost. The arrivals of the boats left from Tunisia are continuous. “Don’t be surprised – say the North Africans who have lived in Sicily for many years – the economic crisis, amplified by the Covid emergency, is very strong on the other side of the Mediterranean”. Of the 12,533 migrants arriving since the beginning of the year on our coasts, 4,537 are Tunisians. “The unemployment rate is very high, above all among the youngest – says Nadine Abdia, soul of the Tunisian community of Palermo – those who come here do it to build a future, to give a future to the family. I am noticing, this is a new aspect to me, that there are whole families that go to sea. “

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