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PARIS | The Latest: Pope says fear should not deter helping refugees

PARIS — The Latest on global migration and World Refugee Day (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Pope Francis is urging people not to “let fear get in the way of welcoming our neighbor in need.” The pope said in a Twitter message tagged with the hashtag “WithRefugees” said “we encounter Jesus in those who are … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: Pope says fear should not deter helping refugees

Refugees more than once, Rohingya fear return to Myanmar

KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh/January 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Mohammad Younus is a refugee for the second time. The 30-year-old Rohingya Muslim, who has been slowly rebuilding a shadow of a normal life in a sprawling and squalid refugee camp in Bangladesh, is in no mood to return home to Myanmar. After Myanmar expressed readiness to start receiving … Continue reading Refugees more than once, Rohingya fear return to Myanmar

Hope, fear as Puerto Rico moves to privatize power company

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico/January 23, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The announcement that Puerto Rico’s governor is moving to privatize the U.S. territory’s public power company has many on the island of 3.3 million people asking whether this will finally bring them more affordable electric bills and more reliable service. More than 30 percent of customers are still without … Continue reading Hope, fear as Puerto Rico moves to privatize power company