5 migrants evacuated, 257 onboard Mediterranean rescue ship

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Five rescued migrants in need of medical care have been airlifted from a Spanish humanitarian rescue ship sailing in the central Mediterranean Sea and brought to European soil ...

Migrants trying to reach Europe pushed to deadly Atlantic

CANARY ISLANDS, Spain (AP) — The only person who wasn’t crying on the boat was 2-year-old Noura. Noura’s mother, Hawa Diabaté, was fleeing her native Ivory Coast to what she believe...

Migrants trying to reach Europe pushed to deadly Atlantic

CANARY ISLANDS, Spain (AP) — CANARY ISLANDS, SPAIN— Migrants are increasingly crossing a treacherous part of the Atlantic Ocean to reach the Canary Islands, a Spanish archipelago near West Africa, in ...

Spain finds shipwrecked migrant boat with around 10 dead

LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA, Spain (AP) — Spanish authorities on Wednesday located a boat near the Canary Islands with dead migrants on board, some floating in sea water the vessel took on. ...

Death and denial in Brazil’s Amazon capital during pandemic

MANAUS, Brazil (AP) — As the white van approached Perfect Love Street, chatting neighbors fell silent, covered their mouths and noses and scattered. Men in full body suits carried an...

Death and denial in Brazil’s Amazon capital

MANAUS, Brazil (AP) — As the white van approached Perfect Love Street, one by one chatting neighbors fell silent, covered their mouths and noses and scattered. Men in full body suits...

In Brazil Amazon, help a flight away for many virus patients

SANTO ANTONIO DO ICA, Brazil (AP) — Residents of Santo Antonio do Ica hid from the sun under umbrellas as they waited anxiously for the twin turboprop plane to land in their town in the farthest reach...

Virus heads upriver in Brazil Amazon, sickens native people

MANAUS, Brazil (AP) — In the remote Amazon community of Betania, Tikuna tribe members suspect the coronavirus arrived this month after some returned from a two-hour boat trip down the Solimoes River t...

Lives Lost: Spanish father leaves behind bits of history

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Julián Iglesias could always connect with his loved ones through his gaze, even after dementia stole his memory. “Maybe he didn’t recognize me, but there was...

The daily terrors: Improvising in a makeshift ICU in Spain

BADALONA, Spain (AP) — The tension is palpable. There is no non-essential talking. An orchestra of medical monitors marks the tempo with an endless series of soft, distinct beeps. Ne...

Spanish hospital personnel must improvise in a makeshift ICU

BADALONA, Spain (AP) — The tension is palpable. There is no non-essential talking. An orchestra of medical monitors marks the tempo with an endless series of soft, distinct beeps. Ne...

Boat carrying 91 migrants goes missing in Mediterranean

CAIRO (AP) — A rubber dinghy packed with 91 migrants that set out from Libyan shores in hopes of reaching Europe has apparently gone missing in the Mediterranean, the U.N. migration agency said Thursd...

Spain: Morocco saves 14 migrants, 14 others feared drowned

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Moroccan authorities rescued only 14 migrants from a boat carrying 28 people that capsized off the Western Sahara coast, raising fears that the others drowned, Spain's maritime...

Spanish NGOs accuse Spain of illegal migrant push-back

Madrid (AP) — Spanish human rights groups called Saturday for an investigation into potentialhuman rights violations by Spanish authorities after thealleged expulsion of 42 migrants to Morocco without...

European money spawns more misery for migrants in Libya

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — When the European Union funneled millions of euros into Libya to slow the tide of migrants crossing the Mediterranean, the money came with EU promises to improve detention center...