The Phoenix Heads Out to the Mediterranean – photographer, Jason Florio, onboard once again

    On Monday, June 6, 2016, I watched from my vantage point on the rocks overlooking the historical Grand Harbour, and the Three Cities, Malta, as the Phoenix sailed out towards the Mediterranean on its first mission of 2016 in those waters. Once more onboard – just as he had been in 2015 – myContinue reading “The Phoenix Heads Out to the Mediterranean – photographer, Jason Florio, onboard once again”

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PRESS: ‘Portraits of a Rescue on the Mediterranean’ images by Jason Florio – VQR

  In doing so, with more than 100 subjects, Florio has created a humanizing counterpoint to the images that have dominated the narrative of the migration crisis so far. “I know it sounds cliché, but I felt these portraits were an effective way to find the individual in the whole mess. All the images ofContinue reading “PRESS: ‘Portraits of a Rescue on the Mediterranean’ images by Jason Florio – VQR”

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‘Now take them home with you instead of putting the burden on others’ Mrs Overtaxed. One of the more ‘polite’ responses to migrant and refugee boat rescues

  A good friend of mine posted a comment on her FB page yesterday, in response to some of the disturbing comments, about the migrant and refugee crisis, left on another FB page: ‘I’m not mean but let them in will be the end of gsy it’s hard for locals to live now all most ofContinue reading “‘Now take them home with you instead of putting the burden on others’ Mrs Overtaxed. One of the more ‘polite’ responses to migrant and refugee boat rescues”

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