Tag Archives: Mare Norstrum

Spain is Committed to “Frontex Plus”

“Spain vows to contribute to Frontex Plus,” from ANSAmed: Spain’s Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz told a joint press conference with Italian counterpart Angelino Alfano, at the end of a meeting yesterday in Madrid, that his country will be supporting … Continue reading

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Italian Navy Rescues 4,000 Migrant Refugees

“Italy rescues almost 4,000 migrants, many children,” from ANSAmed: Almost 4,000 migrants arrived in Italy over the weekend, including one ship bearing as many as 100 children and at least two pregnant women among its 1,044 passengers, authorities said Monday. … Continue reading

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African Migrants Suffocate on Voyage to Europe

“African migrants suffocate on voyage to Italy,” from AFP (reposted by Al Jazeera): Italian rescuers have found 18 bodies on a boat carrying hundreds of asylum-seekers and another died while being evacuated, the ANSA news agency reports. All were apparently … Continue reading

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Italy Rescues 3,500 Migrants

“Mare Nostrum operations rescue 3,500 migrants in two days,” from ANSAmed: The Italian navy since Wednesday has rescued over 3,500 migrants packed in troubled boats under the Mare Nostrum patrol and rescue operation. The administration of Italian Premier Enrico Letta … Continue reading

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Italy Rescues 1,700 Migrants in 3 Days

“Italy rescues more than 1,700 boat migrants in three days,” by Isla Binnie for Reuters: Italy’s search and rescue mission saved more than 1,700 migrants in the Mediterranean in the past three days and found one person dead on a … Continue reading

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