Canary Islands

Migrants are attended by Spanish authorities after their arrival at Orzola port in Lanzarote, Canary Islands, September 26, 2021 | Photo: IMAGO
Spanish Salvamento Maritimo members take care of rescued migrants upon their arrival at Arguineguin's port in Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain, 25 August 2021 | Photo: EPA/QUIQUE CURBELO
Migrants arrive at Puerto del Rosario after a group of 50 migrants was rescued at sea by Spanish Maritime Rescue Services, 50 km off the coast of Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain, August 29, 2021 | Photo: EPA/CARLOS DE SAA
These migrants made it to the Canary Islands from Morocco but many more die at sea. Perhaps nearly 2,000 in 2021 alone | Photo: Javier Bauluz / AP
The migrants frequently travel to Europe from Africa on unseaworthy boats or rubber dinghies (thematic image) | Photo: Picture-alliance/ROPI
A member of the Spanish Red Cross helps a child upon arrival at Los Cristianos Port, in Tenerife, Canary islands, Spain, 26 June 2021 | Photo: EPA/Ramon de la Rocha
From file: Migrants from Morocco are detained by Spanish Police after arriving at the coast of the Canary Islands | Photo: Javier Bauluz / AP Photo
Spanish Salvamento Maritimo members rescue a child on June 20, 2021 | Photo: Elvira Urquijo/EFE/imago
A screenshot from the BBC video when Aicha and Juan Carlos Serrano reunited after he rescued her | Source: BBC Video
Migrants wait to disembark from a Spanish coast guard vessel, in the port of Arguineguin, in the southern part of the island of Gran Canaria, Spain March 16, 2021 | Photo: Reuters/Borja Suarez
Spanish Salvamento Maritimo's vessel Talia carrying a dugout containing 17 dead bodies as it arrives at Los Cristianos' port in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain | Photo: ARCHIVE/EPA/Ramon de la Rocha
Migrant crossings to the Canary Islands are surging despite the dangerous crossing | Photo: Imago Images