ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION – Spanish Fishing Vessel FRANCISCO Y CATALINA crisis with 51 rescued immigrants – July 2006.
On Friday 14th July 2006 the Spanish Gill Netter FRANCISCO Y CATALINA rescued 51 irregular migrants, all thought to be of Eritrean nationality, and attempted to seek permission to land them in Malta. Malta had refused permission on the basis that Malta had not been the territory closest to the point of recovery by the […]
Man missing after jumping off FERNANDES II off St Julian’s A man who jumped off a Short Sea Ferry boat (Turkish Gullet) into the sea off St Julian’s late last night remains missing at sea, sources have said. The FERNANDES II was returning to shore after a boat party with an open bar when the man […]