Canary Islands

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
Migrants set up a tent to shelter from the rain on Gran Canaria after being expelled from a reception center, on March 5, 2021 | Photo: Borja Suarez/Reuters
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