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Despite Cold, Record-Breaking Numbers of Refugees Arrive in Greece

As a crowded rubber boat approached the Greek island of Lesbos on Tuesday, aid workers waved and gave the roughly 30 passengers a ‘thumbs up.’  Close to shore, they climbed out of the boat, appearing stunned and passing babies to aid workers to carry them to the beach.    The day before, it had snowed in Lesbos for the first time in four years.   The group was among the roughly 1,600 people who have been arriving in rubber boats on the shores of Greece every day since...

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