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People Traffickers Make Billions in Mediterranean

As migrants continue to die trying to cross the Mediterranean from North Africa, Europe says it wants to stem the flow by targeting the people smugglers.  Experts, however, say such action would be difficult because of the vast web of organized crime that controls the trafficking.   Silhouetted against the Mediterranean sunrise, smugglers herd dozens of migrants from across Africa and the Middle East onto inflatable boats on a deserted North African beach.  Offshore, they...

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