Canary Islands

A family places a candle at the site of a fatal truck accident in which a total of 55 migrants lost their lives last Thursday, in the Chiapa de Corzo municipality, Chiapas state, Mexico, 11 December 2021 | Photo: EPA/CARLOS LOPEZ
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
The body of a migrant is brough ashore on Gran Canaria, November 18, 2021 | Photo: Reuters
Unemployment and poverty are key reasons why some in Senegal dream of crossing the Atlantic to Europe | Photo: Emmanuelle Landais / InfoMigrants
Several other children were rescued as part of the same emergency mission | Source: Source: Screenshot of EFE, 25 October
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