Body found seven miles off Cabo de Gata

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.

Early morning intercept

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.

34 illegal immigrants intercepted off Cabo de Gata

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.

12 illegal immigrants intercepted early this morning

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.