Author: Chantal Valery | yahoo.com | 26 June 2019
When night falls on the Aegean island of Samos, scores of migrants leave the filthy camp above the island capital of Vathi for some fresh harbour air.
Many locals are not happy to see them. And after years of cohabitation, the migrant issue looms large over national elections on July 7.
"Samos used to be very calm and very clean, and now there's garbage and the stench of urine everywhere," says Anna Loukazaki, a painter who runs her own boutique at Vathi.
The island is "very weary" of the migrants, she adds. Read more>>>