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Montevideo, June 20th 2019 - 03:06 UTC

Tag: David Noghera Doctors Without Borders

  • Tuesday, June 19th 2018 - 07:15 UTC

    Spain receives hundreds of rescued migrants but warns they will be dealt “according to our laws”

    Spain’s maritime rescue service pulled 986 people from 69 small boats its rescue craft reached in waters near the Strait of Gibraltar between Friday and Saturday

    Hundreds of migrants were rescued by Spanish authorities in the Strait of Gibraltar in recent days, with authorities in Tarifa having to equip a municipal gym to accommodate them once on land. With reception centres increasingly under strain, Tarifa’s municipal authorities, working alongside the Guardia Civil, the police, the Red Cross and the Spanish maritime rescue service, have again stepped up to give the migrants shelter and ensure their basic needs are met.