canary islands

Migrants arrive in the port of Arguineguin on Gran Canaria, Spain | Photo: EPA/Angel Medina
Rescuers disembark a migrant in the port of Arguineguin, in the south part of the island of Gran Canaria, Spain January 15, 2021 | Photo: picture alliance/dpa/AP | Javier Bauluz
From file: A Salvamento Marítimo crew during a rescue operation | Photo: Salvamento Marítimo
Drawings by unaccompanied migrant children on the Canary Islands | Photo: Pedro Armestre/Save the Children
Pieces of a damaged boat carrying migrants from Senegal are seen after capsized near the coast of Sal Island, Cape Verde November 19, 2020. Picture taken November 19, 2020 | Photo: REUTERS/Jorge Avelino
The HolidayClub hotel on Gran Canaria in late November, 2020. The hotel is one of 17 tourist facilities that houses migrants | Photo: Benjamin Bathke/InfoMigrants
Achraf (l.) and Moustapha both hail from Morocco but have very different migration stories to tell | Photo: IMarco Wolter/InfoMigrants
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
Migrants from Morocco walk along the shore escorted by Spanish Police after arriving on the coast of the Canary Islands on October 20, 2020. They crossed the Atlantic Ocean on a wooden boat | Photo: Javier Bauluz/AP Photo
The port city of Arguineguin is at the center of the migrant influx on the Canary Islands | Photo: Marco Wolter
EU Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson meets the Moroccan Minister of the Interior Abdelouafi Laftit | Source: Twitter feed from Ylva Johansson @YlvaJohansson