Home / Comprehensive / ‘How Did We Let People Die This Way?’

‘How Did We Let People Die This Way?’

Over the past year, a record 2,000 migrants from Africa have drowned trying to reach Spain.

Many of these migrants make the journey in rickety vessels, not much bigger than canoes, that often don’t stand up to strong currents.

What happens, then, when their bodies wash ashore?

This is the story of Martín Zamora, a 61-year-old father of seven, who has committed himself to returning the bodies of drowned migrants to their families. 

Guest: Nicholas Casey, the Madrid bureau chief for The New York Times. 

Sign up here to get The Daily in your inbox each morning. And for an exclusive look at how the biggest stories on our show come together, subscribe to our newsletter

Background reading: 

For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday. 

About Team Work

Check Also

How to (Maybe) Survive a Nuclear Missile Attack

Read more… Powered by WPeMatico

Who’s Online

Visitors online – 23
users – 0
guests – 20
bots – 3
The maximum number of visits was – 2022-10-26
all visitors – 7745
users – 1
guests – 7651
bots – 93

Login

RSS Error: WP HTTP Error: A valid URL was not provided.
RSS Error: WP HTTP Error: A valid URL was not provided.
DMCA.com Protection Status