Canary Islands

The Spanish maritime rescue services were busy in the Canary Islands in the last two days, 72 migrants were rescued, but at least 28 missing | Photo: Picture Alliance / Pacific Press
Migrants rescued by 'Salvamar Mizar' boat of Spanish Maritime Safety and Rescue Society arrive at Las Palmas de Gran Tarajal port, in Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain, 10 April 2022.EPA/CARLOS DE SA
Spain has announced it will fly back 'significant numbers' of migrants who reach the Canary Islands and do not qualify for asylum | Photo: Picture Alliance / Pacific Press
Arrival of about a dozen migrants on a small wooden boat on the Canary Islands on March 27, 2022 | Photo: Mercedes Menendez /Picture-alliance / Pacific Press
Les bateaux utilisés pour la traversée de l’Atlantique s’entassent sur l’île de Grande Canarie | Photo : REUTERS/Borja Suarez
The number of migrants trying to reach the Canary Islands has increased dramatically | Photo: Picture-alliancedpa/Mission Lifeline
Migrants arrive at the Canary Islands after being rescued in the Atlantic, January 29 2022 | Photo: Reuters
From file: Migrants from Morocco sit after arriving on the coast of the Canary Islands | Photo: picture alliance/AP Photo
From file: Spanish Civil Guard rescue divers seen searching for two missing migrants at Arguineguin in the Canary Islands, May 17, 2019 | Photo: Imago
From file: A baby born on board a migrant boat is brought to shore by Spanish rescuers with her mother in April 2021 | Photo: Reuters
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