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They place a new poster on unaccompanied minors in Sol in the place where the Vox was
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They place a new poster on unaccompanied minors in Sol in the place where the Vox was

The political party Por Un Mundo Más Justo (M + J) has once again published a second poster with the motto "Protect minors" in the same place where Vox's electoral advertising on unaccompanied foreign minors was located at the Cercanías de Sol station.On this occasion, you can read the phrase "They are our stories and we want to tell them ourselves" and includes the story of actor Thimbo Samb, who arrived in Spain in a boat as a minor."With 17 years he decided emigrate to europe and after three frustrated trips, the people who traveled in the boat decided that they had to arrive or die in the attempt, which this time culminated successfully, arriving in Tenerife after nine days of travel. Thim...
“The Father of Nafi”, a roadblock against radicalism
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“The Father of Nafi”, a roadblock against radicalism

Nafi's Father **of Mamadou DaySenegalese film, 1 h 50For the young Nafi, marrying Tokara has only advantages: it is following the inclinations of her heart and gaining the freedom to go and study the neurosciences that fascinate her at the University of Dakar. When Ousmane, Tokara's father, announces their future nuptials, it is a surprise that does not delight Imam Tierno, Nafi's father: he considers his daughter too young and does not wear Ousmane, his older brother, in his heart. The latter left the family for Europe, forcing Tierno to take over from their father in his role as imam, while he also dreamed of leaving their peaceful town of Yonti.Mamadou Dia constructs a film that goes against our over-rapid Western representations: Nafi and the women around them displa...
Jimy, the Senegalese from Seville whose position has been burned, raises 11,000 euros
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Jimy, the Senegalese from Seville whose position has been burned, raises 11,000 euros

Jimy lost everything a few days ago. When, like every morning, he went to work at his position of belts, glasses and bags on López de Gomara street with República Argentina in Seville, he did not find even the skeleton. It was totally burned, which has unleashed a wave of solidarity in the city. In four days it has been possible to collect almost 11,000 euros through social networks and a GoFundMe campaign, whose promoter is advertised as Johnny Candela. On the web, he requested help for his neighbor and friend Jimy after what happened. The affected person is a citizen of Senegalese origin who was destroyed by a fire at the stall that run for more than 25 years in the Sevillian neighborhood of Los Remedios. He has his papers in order, four children raised in this city ...
The massive influx of immigrants into Ceuta shatters all records: these are the migration peaks in Spain
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The massive influx of immigrants into Ceuta shatters all records: these are the migration peaks in Spain

The massive entry of immigrants registered in Ceuta throughout this Monday, which has added 5,000 people since Monday nightAccording to the Government Delegation in Ceuta, it has no precedent in Spain even in the most critical years of the migratory crisis. The following are the most significant migration peaks recorded in the recent history of the country.Previous record: 2020The entry into Ceuta in the last hours has pulverized the previous record, which had been reached in November of last year.Between Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 November 2020 Canary received 2,188 immigrants in 58 boats or cayucos. This figure then meant a double record in Spain: never had so many people arrived i...
Spain targets Africa in boost of diplomatic, business ties
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Spain targets Africa in boost of diplomatic, business ties

MADRID (AP) — Spain launched Monday a diplomatic push into Africa, marking out the continent as a political priority with an ambitious plan to build closer economic and institutional ties.Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez said he wanted to “turn this decade ... into the decade of Spain in Africa.”Sánchez unveiled his “Africa Focus 2023” plan at a formal event in Madrid attended by the President of Ghana, Nana Auko-Addo, the foreign ministers of Ghana and Senegal, Kenya’s head of trade, and the president of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina.Spain had few colonial possessions in Africa compared with some other European countries, but Sánchez noted that the continent lies just a couple of dozen kilometers away from the southern Spanish coast. He described Spain as “Europe’s southern g...
Migrants stuck in Spain's Canary Islands say camps are unfit
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Migrants stuck in Spain's Canary Islands say camps are unfit

SAN CRISTOBAL DE LA LAGUNA, Spain (AP) — While Spain has criticized Europe for not sharing responsibilities on migration, the country is finding itself under fire from migrants, local officials and human rights groups on the Canary Islands, where thousands who made hazardous sea crossings from Africa say they are stuck in inadequate camps.More than 23,000 people from Morocco and West Africa arrived on the resort archipelago in the past year as authorities cracked down on previously popular routes on the Mediterranean. Spain has sought to keep what it sees as economic migrants, mainly from Morocco and Senegal, from continuing their journeys to the mainland by stopping them from boarding planes and ferries, while allowing through potential asylum-seekers and the most vulnerable. When existin...