TITLE

On a dream & a prayer

AUTHOR(S)
Badcock, James
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Middle East;Jan2004, Issue 341, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Illegal immigration is an international problem which continues to confound governments and claim lives. Clandestine emigrants converge on Morocco's coastline to cross the water illegally, often in woefully inadequate dinghies known as pateras. Nobody knows how many have drowned in their attempt to cross. Spanish authorities recovered 35 bodies in 2001, 86 in 2002, while 2003 broke all records with 45 found drowned between the last week of October and the first week of November alone. The crossing costs from $2,000 for passage on a simple outboard motor-powered patera to $3,000-55,000 for a faster Zodiac inflatable craft or a concealed berth in a container vehicle.
ACCESSION #
11812912

 

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