Canary Islands

Rescue operation by the Ocean Viking off Libya | Photo: Twitter SOS MEDITERRANEE ITA
Camp Canarias 50, installed by the Spanish government to house migrants who were in hotels in the south of the island, are seen in Gran Canaria, Spain January 26, 2021 | Photo: REUTERS/Borja Suarez
From file: Boats used by migrants to reach the Canary Islands coasts are seen piled up at Arinaga port, in Aguimes, on the island of Gran Canaria, Spain, on November 13, 2020 | Photo: REUTERS/Borja Suarez
A damaged Pirogue on the Senegalese coast | Photo: Reuters
18-year-old Babacar came to the Canary Islands by boat from Senegal | Photo: Marco Wolter/InfoMigrants
EU Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson meets the Moroccan Minister of the Interior Abdelouafi Laftit | Source: Twitter feed from Ylva Johansson @YlvaJohansson
Mbaye Babacar Diouf poses for a photo wearing his nurse's uniform at Basurto hospital in Bilbao, northern Spain | Photo: Alvaro Barrientos / AP / picture-alliance
Spanish rescue authorities are facing a rise in boats arriving in the Canary Islands | Photo: Imago
An archive photo of the Senegalese coast | Credit: IOM via twitter.com/UNmigration
Migrants attempting to climb the barbed wire fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Ceuta | Photo: Reuters
Sarah Bettache reacts during a video call with her brother Ahmed, 19, a migrant from Morocco, in the port of Arguineguin, on the Canary Island of Gran Canaria, Spain, November 17, 2020 | Photo: Borja Suarez / REUTERS
Thousands of migrants have arrived on the Canary Islands in the last month | Photo: Javier Bauluz