Police in Senegal and neighboring Guinea-Bissau have in the last few days detained more than 150 illegal migrants who were trying to leave by boat for Spain’s Canary Islands, officials said. Departures from West Africa’s Atlantic Coast of migrants seeking a new life in Europe are picking up again as trade winds ease and sea conditions become calmer. Emergency services in the Canaries said June 20 boats carrying 194 Africans had arrived since late Monday. (Reuters)

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