Spain’s Maritime Rescue Service

VATICAN CITY | The Latest: Spain rescues 447 migrants on busy summer Sunday

VATICAN CITY  — The Latest on immigration into Europe (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Spain’s Maritime Rescue Service says it has picked up 447 people who were trying to cross to the Mediterranean Sea from northern Africa. The service said it rescued 257 migrants from 20 boats Sunday in the Strait of Gibraltar, the closest … Continue reading VATICAN CITY | The Latest: Spain rescues 447 migrants on busy summer Sunday

MADRID | Spanish vessels pick up 160 migrants attempting to cross sea

MADRID— Spain’s Maritime Rescue Service says it has picked up 160 people from five boats that were crossing a narrow stretch of the Mediterranean Sea from Northern Africa. The rescue service says 57 migrants were rescued from three of the boats on Sunday morning and brought ashore in Tarifa, a town at the southernmost tip … Continue reading MADRID | Spanish vessels pick up 160 migrants attempting to cross sea