The Salvamento Maritimo, Marine Rescue centre, in Las Palmas coordinated a search
A Salvamento Marítimo (Maritime Rescue) Sasemar 103 aircraft and a rescue boat
The Salvamento Maritimo (Maritime Rescue) managed to save 59 people last Thursday
Maritime Rescue located a group of migrants adrift on Tuesday and brought them to Arguineguín
A patera (open boat) was located Monday on its way to the Canary Islands
British nationals looking for advice on travelling and living in Europe, following the EU referendum
Policia Nacional detained an eighteen-year old, of Albanian nationality, and without previous police records, at Gran Canaria airport for an alleged crime of forgery. He identified himself at the airport with a Greek identity card
Demonstrations will be staged in fifty Spanish cities, including Las Palmas, this Sunday & Monday
End of a nightmare that lasted more than 24 hours. Maritime Rescue vessel,
Salvamento Maritimo vessel the Guardamar Talia rescued 44 people (2 women and 42 men) on Sunday night from a patera located 116 ‘SE from Maspalomas. They were transferred to Arguineguín in Mogán at dawn on Monday. Two migrants were taken
Policía Nacional have detained members of an illegal immigration network operating
In Maspalomas a court has ordered the imprisonment of 8 sub-saharan migrants, suspected of murder
A Helimer 210 Sea Air Rescue helicopter on Sunday afternoon located a patera (open boat)
January was unusually warm and very humid throughout mainland Spain and The Canary Islands.
British Embassy launches expat awareness campaign If you have been on the electoral roll
The coastguard Salvamento Maritimo vessel, Guardamar Dalia, has rescued 26 people adrift on an open boat 20 nautical miles SE’ of Maspalomas The search for the patera was launched after information was received about its departure from Cape Boujdour in Western Sahara. 25 men and one woman,
Ambassador urges British residents to follow the example of those who are most content.
On Saturday night, 5 December, the Esperanza del Mar, a hospital ship from the Instituto Social
The Maritime Rescue ship, the Guardamar Talia, has rescued 60 people on a boat,
One person died and 22 others survived after a patera capsized 237 kilometers (127.9 nautical miles)
The Salvamento Maritimo (marine rescue) located a patera (open boat) with 46 people on board
A Patera with 14 people on board arrived this morning on the Tarajalillo coastline in San Bartolomé de Tirajana, according to reports from Red Cross The boat was carrying five possible minors, six men and three women, one of them in a wheelchair. Of these, nine were met on arrival by members of the Red Cross and two
An open boat with 41 people on board arrived Thursday night onto the beach of Maspalomas
A boat with 48 people, including two women, on board was located about 30 miles south of Gran Canaria this morning, its occupants were reportedly all rescued, by the Salvamento Maritimo. The patera departed early this morning from Cape Boujdour, Morocco, and, according to sources, notice of their location was received at 10:30 hours.
The Canary Islands has confirmed 651 places to accommodate refugees seeking asylum in Spain.
Spain will accept the nearly 15,000 refugees that the European Commission has asked they take in as part of the EU quotas announced this week, the government said on Wednesday. Deputy Prime Minister Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría confirmed the news, but said there was still no arrival date for the 14,931 asylum seekers
Policia Nacional have arrested a 40 year old Senegalese national, for allegedly arranging boats
The Deputy Minister for Social Policy and Housing of the Canary Islands, Isabel Mena
The usually tranquil Playa Las Carpinteras was the scene of a humanitarian effort last night