Angelo van Schaik
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Basilicata is calling for refugees

Roma, Italy Current Affairs February 21 @ 2:05pm

While the whole of Europe doesn't want refugees, the tiny southern Italian region Basilicata is actually calling for refugees to come. Two small mountain villages have asked the central government in Rome to send more refugees, with children, their way, as a means to keep schools and shops open and buses running. In Fardella, a village with 600 (mainly elderly) inhabitants, the arrival of seven refugee children avoided to closure of the local school. A story of a different way of integration.
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