Oct 29th, 2012
Spanish rescue services have saved 66 clandestine immigrants who were trying to reach Europe from Morocco on rickety boats, officials announced Monday. Attempts to reach Europe by African migrants have increased in recent days and at least 16 drowned last week. “Since Sunday, 11 vessels have be...
Sep 25th, 2012
This is the moment an illegal immigrant was busted trying to enter Spain despite his best efforts of pretending to be a car seat. Vigilant police caught the 20-year-old man from Guinea attempting to sneak into the Spanish enclave of Melilla from Morocco over the Beni-Enzar crossing on Friday. He was ...
Sep 4th, 2012
By HARVEY MORRIS,/rendezvous.blogs LONDON — In the early hours of Tuesday, units of Spain’s paramilitary Civil Guard rounded up a group of would-be African immigrants on an otherwise uninhabited Spanish rock off the North African coast and shipped them back to the Moroccan shore just a few dozen yard...
Sep 4th, 2012
Spanish authorities say police have evicted more than 80 illegal migrants that had occupied a tiny island off Africa’s Mediterranean coast. Abdelmalik El Barkani, the Interior Ministry’s representative on Spain’s North African enclave of Melilla, said the eviction, which began in th...
In African Maps
Oct 15th, 2010
Map and Basic Facts about Morocco Location: Morocco is in Northern Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, between Algeria and Western Sahara. Land Boundaries: Algeria 1,559 km, Western Sahara 443 km, Spain (Ceuta) 6.3 km, and Spain (Melilla) 9.6 km. Geography: Size 446,...