Why a Swedish official’s trip to the Canary Islands has caused such an outcry


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Conquest of the Canary Islands – Wikipedia
The first visit by a European to the Canary Islands since antiquity was by Genoese captain Lanceloto Malocello traditionally dated 1312 (but possibly a little later, between 1318-1325). Malocello’s motives were unclear – it is believed he might have been searching for traces of the Vivaldi brothers who had disappeared off Morocco, around Cape Non back in 1291.


‘A child needs more than food and shelter’: The fate of …
Amid a surge in migrant arrivals to Spain’s Canary Islands, authorities are struggling to provide for the needs of over 2,000 unaccompanied minors on the archipelago. InfoMigrants spoke with Save the Children about the children’s health, what happens when they turn 18 and why walls against migratory flows don’t work.


*UPDATED 24/12 14:10* Travel Restrictions for people …
As such – comments are closed for this article. Thank you for your support. The fallout of the new strain of COVID-19 emanating from the UK continues to have a major travel impact, with European countries, as well as other countries around the world closing their borders to arrivals from the United Kingdom.


Coronavirus: When I come back from Spain, will I get paid …
The 14-day quarantine on travellers arriving from Spain has caused “uncertainty and confusion”. … such as flight times or the hotel … Sweden official defends Christmas trip to Canary Islands 5.


Spain’s Canary Islands – still a magnet for migrants …
The Spanish Canary Islands have been a magnet for migrants from Africa for decades. The first crossings were in 1994, when two young men from Western Sahara arrived in Fuerteventura in the same kind of boat that was used by Sephora and her mother. Over the next decade, more than 41,000 people, most of them Maghrebis, made the journey.


Isleños – Wikipedia
Isleños (Spanish: ) are the inhabitants of the Canary Islands, and by extension the descendants of Canarian settlers and emigrants to present-day Louisiana, Texas, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Puerto Rico, and other parts of the Americas.In these places, the name isleño (Spanish for ‘islander’) was applied to the Canary Islanders to distinguish them from Spanish mainlanders known …


Jennifer Lawrence: The internet has scorned me so much …
Covid: Sweden official defends Christmas trip to Canary Islands 6 Nancy Pelosi and Mitch McConnell’s homes vandalised 7 Veteran US broadcaster Larry King ‘in hospital with Covid’ 8


CERN: Portals in the Sky and Other High Strangeness
Indeed, many such claims have been made over the years. In 2015, Yahoo News reported on footage of an alleged vortex forming over Geneva, what they referred to as a “UFO gateway.” In the footage, clouds swirl into a point, as if it were a black hole, and a number of small bright orbs can be seen “entering it.” The vortex then vanishes.


Island definition and meaning | Collins English Dictionary
Island definition: An island is a piece of land that is completely surrounded by water. | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples


Misery for Christmas holidays as Canaries stripped of …
Dec 11, 2020F or all that the Canary Islands have dominated the agenda today, it’s easy to forget that the UK’s travel ‘green list’ did actually grow yesterday with the addition of Saudi Arabia and Botswana.


Atlantic slave trade Flashcards | Quizlet
The first Europeans to use enslaved Africans in the New World were the Spaniards who sought auxiliaries for their conquest expeditions and laborers on islands such as Cuba and Hispaniola, where the alarming decline in the native population had spurred the first royal laws protecting the native population (Laws of Burgos, 1512-1513).


Ferry from Las Palmas (G.C.) to Laayoune (Morocco …
From a report at the time, “The incident, and Naviera Armas’s disastrous mismanagement of the rescue and repatriation of its passengers has caused a public outcry, most especially in the province of Gran Canaria; a public outcry strangely not mirrored in the attitude of the press or the authorities where the keynote, above all in the first 24 hours, appeared to be an embarrassed silence.


Spanish police break up coronavirus infection party …
Spanish police have broken up a ‘coronavirus party’ where guests were allegedly trying to spread the disease on purpose – as the country suffers a sharp rebound in cases with infections rising …


Britons in Spain will have to quarantine for two weeks …
Britons in Spain will have to quarantine for two weeks after surprise announcement. People arriving back from Spain, the Canary Islands and Balearic Islands face two weeks in isolation upon returning.


Special member state territories and the European Union …
Canary Islands. The Canary Islands are a Spanish archipelago off the African coast which form one of the 17 autonomous communities of Spain-the country’s principal first-level administrative division. They are outside the EU VAT Area. The Canary Islands are the most populous and economically strongest territory of all the outermost regions in …


Canaries migrant surge puts pressure on Spanish government
Rights groups say some 2,000 people have been sleeping at the port for days if not weeks, many in the rough. During a debate in parliament, Grande-Marlaska said he had ordered an investigation into what happened and vowed to take the “necessary steps” if his ministry was found to have acted in a “uncoordinated” way.


World’s largest solar telescope produces never-before-seen …
The Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST), the world’s largest solar telescope, captured its first image of the sun — the highest-resolution image of our star to date — last month.


New travel restrictions confirmed as part of national lockdown
Oct 31, 2020The official opening of Berlin’s new airport (BER) has been announced—and subsequently cancelled—so many times during the last decade that it feels somewhat surreal to be finally heading to …


Germany and Sweden added to travel quarantine ‘red list …
Travellers arriving in the UK from Denmark must isolate for 14 days, the government said in an ‘urgent’ update after a new strain of coronavirus was found to be spreading from minks to humans there.


Covid in Scotland: Vaccine rollout to all islands approved …
Covid: Sweden official defends Christmas trip to Canary Islands 3 Liverpool FC anthem singer Gerry Marsden dies aged 78 4 Nancy Pelosi and Mitch McConnell’s homes vandalised 5


Coronavirus: Pandemic slowing in Europe, WHO says | News …
On Saturday (December 5) the first Aida cruise ship is scheduled to leave for a one-week trip to the Canary Islands. The ship, designed for 3300 passengers, will reportedly be 50 percent full.


Balearic Islands – Wikipedia
The four largest islands are Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza, and Formentera.Many minor islands and islets are close to the larger islands, including Cabrera, Dragonera, and S’Espalmador.The islands have a Mediterranean climate, and the four major islands are all popular tourist destinations.Ibiza, in particular, is known as an international party destination, attracting many of the world’s most …


Desperate to stop virus’ spread, countries limit travel …
Police manned checkpoints in quarantined towns, guests were confined to their rooms in a hotel in the Canary Islands, governments issued travel warnings and more flights were suspended Tuesday as …


14 Surprising Things About Parenting in Sweden | A Cup of Jo
Since we go to work at 8:30 a.m., there are days that we don’t see the sun at all. It’s like living in this night world. I think that’s why tanning booths are so popular here, and sunny vacation destinations like Thailand and the Canary Islands are hugely popular with Swedes.


40+ Interesting and Fun Facts About Spain | MaiTravelSite
Facts About Spain’s History The Moors Occupied Spain for Eight Centuries. The Moors or Los Moros (Muslims from North Africa), under the lead of Tariq ibn-Ziyad, invaded the Iberian Peninsula in 711 AD and overran the Visigoths. This historic event is known as the Moorish Conquest (‘La Conquista Musulmana’ in Spanish). In their eight-year campaign, the Moors seized power in most Spanish …


What a smashing place to lay your head 🙂 – Review of …
Same in the restaurant which is worse as some guests choose to sit outside and the doors are left open so they can get to the buffet. There is a gale blowing through the restaurant. I asked the receptionist why it is so cold and she said there is no heating. She said it was ok a few years ago but global warming has affected the climate.


Here is the world’s oldest hotel – MSN
If you like to travel you’ve probably stayed in some old hotels from the 18th and maybe even 17th centuries. But when it comes to the world’s oldest hotel, those are like newborn babies.


The biggest events of the last decade – MSN
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