Immigrant Boat Landing on Puntas de Calnegre Beach

Immigrant Boat Landing on Puntas de Calnegre Beach
Lorca Beach Credit: Twitter

AN immigrant boat landing was detected on the Puntas de Calnegre Beach, Lorca.

The detection of the small boat was made by the local police on Tuesday, who then informed the Guardia Civil. The boat landing was attended to at around 8am by the Guardia Civil, who then detained 9 people that are said to be in good health.

The detainees have been brought to the Port of Escombreras in Cartegena where they will follow COVID-19 rules to ensure their health. They are thought to be from Algeria. This follows a series of landings on the Spanish coasts in recent months.


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Alex Glenn is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News. Formerly she worked in the NHS for 15 years until relocating to Spain in 2018. She loves the Spanish lifestyle, language and culture and spent several years learning Spanish before moving to Spain for a better quality of life. She has made her home in the mountains in Almeria, where she loves being part of a rural community that has a mix of both expats and Spanish residents. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, reading and exploring the area where she lives.


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