NINE illegal immigrants were arrested last week off the coast of
The boat carrying the arrested immigrants landed near Villajoyosa, and was known to have had nine occupants. Another boat was sighted at around the same time further north just off Benidorm and was expected to have landed soon after.
Due to the increased number of attempted illegal entries into
Since 24 September 4 boats have been caught off
The shift north in the illegal traffic is as a result of increased vigilance on Spain’s more southerly coastline due to years of such incursions, and so now the traffickers, in an attempt to circumvent the Spanish immigration patrols, are journeying farther north to
By Paul Deed