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Montevideo, October 17th 2018 - 19:24 UTC

Italy/Spain insist Europe must share the burden of migrants

Wednesday, June 13th 2018 - 08:32 UTC

Italy has dispatched two ships to help take 629 migrants stuck off its shores to Spain after the new populist government refused them safe port in a bid to force Europe to share the burden of unrelenting arrivals. The rescue ship Aquarius has been stuck since Saturday in international waters off the coast of Italy and Malta, both of which have refused it entry. The ship is carrying 629 migrants including 123 unaccompanied minors, 11 children and six pregnant women. Read full article

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