Spanish Culture and News

Holidaymakers help immigrants ashore in Tenerife

Waves of immigrants from Sub-Saharan Africa keep arriving on the shores of Tenerife in Cayucos, small boats that make the perilous journey across the Atlantic. With the Red Cross often unable to cope themselves, beach-goers are having to help bring the exhausted, de-hydrated, hyperthermic travelers ashore. This is a terrible situation that was repeated again yesterday on La Tejita beach in Tenerife.

The photos speak for themselves