N.S. chocolatier turned back at border

Syrian refugee loses chance to speak with students, Vermont governor.

Nova Scotia’s famous Syrian chocolatier was stopped from entering the U.S. because of a lack of documents Monday. But he plans to return as soon as he has the right paperwork.

Hadhad, 24, a refugee who settled with his family in Antigonish and opened a chocolate factory in 2015, was turned back by American custom agents who said he didn’t have the right paperwork with him as he tried to embark on a three-day, peace-promoting tour of Vermont.

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