A pregnant woman and a baby have been taken to Torrecárdenas hospital for precautionary medical checks after being rescued along with 29 other immigrants off the Almeria coast.
The Coast Guard have located and intercepted a small dinghy carrying twenty adult North African males about 25 miles south of Cabo de Gata. All are said to be in good health.
The crew of a boat have found a badly decomposed body floating about seven miles off Cabo de Gata, Almeria. The body has been removed by members of the Coast Guard and Guardia Civil and taken to Almeria port.
Marine Rescue has intercepted a small boat carrying 23 illegal immigrants off the coast of Almeria.
A dinghy carrying six North African adult males was one of three boats intercepted on Wednesday by Marine Rescue and Guardia Civil officers.
Eleven Moroccan adults were rescued early on Sunday morning about 24 miles off Cabo de Gata in Almeria, a popular destination for visitors who do not wish to adhere to the normal documentary requirements for entry into Spain.
A total of 34 sub-Saharans, 30 men and four women, were intercepted yesterday about 47 miles from the popular alternative holiday destination of Cabo de Gata, although having inadvertently forgotten to bring any travel or other documents, their stay will be a short one.
Even high unemployment and a recession isn’t deterring the wannabe immigrants from making the perilous journey across the Mediterranean in their flimsy boats, another twelve being picked up early this morning about 18 miles east of Cabo de Gata, Almeria.
A three year old boy drowned yesterday evening on a beach in Cabo de Gata, Almería.
As from this weekend, vehicular access to five beaches in the Cabo de Gata Natural Park in Almeria is severely restricted in an attempt to preserve the environment.