Greeks Rue Refugees Bearing No Gifts as Middle East Meets Lesbos

Keywords

A plastic bag containing wet blankets and the clothes of immigrants... News PhotoAbandoned,Austerity,Bag,Beach,Blanket,Clothing,Crisis,Economy,Emigration and Immigration,Europe,Finance,Food,Greece,Greek Culture,Healthy Eating,Home Finances,Horizontal,Immigrant,Inside Of,Lesbos,Mytilene,Night,Plastic,Refugee,Sitting,WetPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergA plastic bag containing wet blankets and the clothes of immigrants who landed the previous night sits abandoned on a beach near Mytilene, on the island of Lesbos, Greece, on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012. In recent months, Lesbos has become a hot spot for migrants as Greece struggles to cope with waves of refugees from Middle Eastern conflict even as it reels from economic crisis at home. Photographer: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg via Getty Images