Madrid fail authorities

Dhe Spanish government is having a hard time anyway. The corona pandemic has the country firmly under control. In addition, there are ongoing conflicts with regional governments, especially with the one in Catalonia, which is still striving for independence. The willingness to engage in political cooperation across party lines, which was already less pronounced in […]

More than 1200 migrants arrived in the Canary Islands

Las Palmas (AP) – On the Canary Islands, which belong to Spain, 1275 more migrants arrived from Africa in a total of 42 open wooden boats at the weekend. This was confirmed by the rescue of the islands by the German press agency on Monday. The number of migrants coming to the Atlantic archipelago from […]

140 migrants drowned off Senegal, deadliest shipwreck this year | NOW

At least 140 migrants on their way to Europe have drowned off the coast of Senegal. The United Nations Migration Office said on Thursday that it is the deadliest shipwreck reported so far in 2020. The ship with two hundred passengers caught fire for unknown reasons on Saturday, after it had left a fishing village […]

Record number of migrants arriving in the Canary Islands | NOW

The number of refugees from Africa to the Canary Islands has risen sharply in recent days. In 48 hours, more than a thousand migrants made the crossing, a number that has not been observed in ten years. Most of the migrants were discovered in crowded boats off the coast and brought ashore. The Spanish government […]

More migrants are moving to the Canary Islands

That is more than the total number who died in what they tried to get to Europe via the route west in the Mediterranean all last year. At the same time, 4,000 people have arrived safely in the Spanish islands, according to figures from the International Organization for Migration (IOM). EU financial support is part […]