Strait of Gibraltar

By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 26th, 2013
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Spanish authorities on Monday intercepted three inflatable boats packed with a total of 27 illegal immigrants, including two women, which were trying to make landfall on Spain’s southern shore, the country’s maritime rescue services said. The inflatable boats were stopped as they crossed ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Refugees/Migrants
Oct 29th, 2012
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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...