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26.05.2019 - Inspectors from the Canary Islands Government Fisheries Department recently confiscated 29.5 kilograms of octopus from a restaurant in Arrecife, Lanzarote, which was stored in several bags in the animal freezer and for which the restaurateur could not provide any proof of origin. The octopus were confiscated and the restaurany owner was charged. The inspectors once again pointed out that all fish and seafood sold in restaurants or fish shops must be proven to be of legal and controlled origin. more...
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26.05.2019 - Inspectors from the Canary Islands Government Fisheries Department recently confiscated 29.5 kilograms of octopus from a restaurant in Arrecife, Lanzarote, which was stored in several bags in the animal freezer and for which the restaurateur could not provide any proof of origin. The octopus were confiscated and the restaurany owner was charged. The inspectors once again pointed out that all fish and seafood sold in restaurants or fish shops must be proven to be of legal and controlled origin. more...
25.05.2019 - For the second time in a row, a world record attempt will be attempted in Candelaria today, Saturday, which should go into the Guinness Book of Records. The aim is for as many people as possible to participate in the salsa dance Rueda de Casino. The current record was set in Greece where there were 1,102 participants. It begins at around 10.30am when all dance schools and everyone who has desire to take part, are cordially invited. In addition there will be free dance lessons, DJs and live music. Last year in Candelaria, the record in dance length held by Cuba so far was broken, which was 14 minutes and 38 seconds. more...
25.05.2019 - Last week, a couple from the La Cuesta neighbourhood in La Laguna ek were simply fed up with the noise that was constantly coming from the neighbour's apartment, with whom they had no good relationship anyway. So they decided to ring his doorbell and ask for peace. The man opened the door, insulted his neighbours and, after the verbal argument, attacked the man with a pointed object in his hand. He injured his victim several times and with varying severity on his arm. The 41-year-old assailant was arrested. more...
25.05.2019 - Part 4 of 4.-How are you going to promote investment?

It is fundamental to focus on the external promotion of the borough, from the point of view of business investment beyond the tourist industry, within the framework of the magnificent quality of life our borough offers, the best climate of the Canary Islands, great communications, a broad range of leisure, educational, cultural and accommodation offers and wonderful residential areas. On the borderline between three continents, we have long become a strategic platform of international investments in Africa. This is the reason why we will foster specialised business centres, town-hotels (businesses), we will again hold business congresses on an international level, which this town is worth hosting, and the permanent dissemination, in specialised forums, of our armored Tax Law and virtues of our town as a place of welcome. All this shall lead us to achieving a fundamental aim: placing Puerto de la Cruz on the world map of international businesses as a safe, comfortable and open destination which is prepared to meet any organisational challenge.
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24.05.2019 - The Guardia Civil are currently using their Twitter account to warn against counterfeit coins, which are currently in circulation and very similar to Euro coins. More often than not, after paying in cash and pocketing change, customers have experienced a nasty surprise on closer inspection. They are usually foreign coins with a value far below that of the Euro. For example, a coin was found from the Egyptian currency, which is very similar to the two-Euro coin, but only worth 4.9 cents. So the best thing is to take a closer look when you are given change. more...
24.05.2019 - Part 3 of 4.- What do you think about the policies supported by the right-wing party regarding immigration and foreigners?

Our party, PSOE, has always been a party that welcomes and integrates multiculturism. Our town, as a pioneer of tourism in the Canary Islands, has always stood out for welcoming foreign people and, in spite of the proclamations of the right-wing party, must continue to be a reference of an open and cosmopolitan town, with an attractive model of coexistence, as this is precisely one of the charms which make Puerto de la Cruz unique , without parallel in the Canary Islands, thanks to this mixture of our own, between the residents and visitors of our town.
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Arona - 02.06.2018 - Don’t miss Fenáutica! Last year’s event brought together over 12,500 people and this year’s celebrations are sure to top that.

Today and tomorrow, June 2 and 3, this is a nautical event in the Marina del Sur, Las Galletas, that will be showcasing all that’s special about the sea-related activities in the Islands. There’s adapted diving for the physically challenged, the Guanche's Cup regatta (Optimist, Laser and cruising categories), the 20th Canary Islands Underwater Video Championship and the exhibition of the 50th anniversary of the Canary Islands Federation of Underwater Activities are some of the novelties of this edition.
Most of the activities are completely free of charge, like the stunning photographic exhibition that has already been a major hit in cities such as Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca.
Parallel to the competitions, the Canary Islands Boat Show will organise a wide range of activities such as diving, snorkelling, kayaking, paddle surfing, sailing, jet skis, surfing, kite surfing, boat trips and whale watching. Workshops, talks, exhibitions, concerts and a wide range of gastronomic activities will also make these days memorable. There are over 40 activities on offer, ideal for residents and visitors.
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17.08.2017 - Yesterday evening at around 9.15pm, a 52-year-old woman from La Laguna died in an accident in the borough of Los Realejos. She lost control of her vehicle which broke through the crash barrier and fell from the 100 metre high cliffs. The car overturned several times, plundered through the bushes, until it finally crashed through the railings and came to rest on the beach. The driver who was alone in the car, died. No-one else was injured in the accident. more...
24.06.2016 - Jazzing it up
The second Vijazz event starts today in the Liceo del Taoro, La Orotava, and continues tomorrow as part of the celebrations of International Jazz Day.
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Playa San Juan's sumptuous sands proved too much for the emergency vehicles
Tenerife27.06.2016 - Fun and games over the weekend as an ambulance rushed to the aid of a man on the beach at San Juan in Guía de Isora. more...
Tenerife16.06.2016 - This Saturday, June 18, sees the Miss and Mister Summer competition in the Aguere Cultural Space, La Laguna. more...
Tenerife24.05.2016 - Activate Sports Club is a fabulous, original and dynamic centre, situated opposite the five star Baobab Suites Hotel in Costa Adeje and for Canaries Day, they have prepared a unique, fun day full of Canarian specialities to celebrate the region’s holiday. more...
The parakeet feeds on fruit
Canary Islands20.12.2015 - The Environmental Protection Agency of La Palma is out to capture exotic birds which have escaped from captivity, especially the ring-necked parakeets on the island. more...
The registration of newborns is now faster and direct from the hosptial
Gran Canaria20.12.2015 - Parents of children born at the main maternity hospital in Las Palmas received an early Christmas present in the form of the news that they no longer need to take their infant to the Civil Register to have its birth recorded officially. more...
Former President Nicolás Maduro had to recognise the landslide victory of the centre-right coalition Mesa de La Unidad Democratica
Canary Islands19.12.2015 - Thousands of Venezuelans in the Canaries have given a warm welcome to the regime change in their home country, where the elections on December 6 saw the controversial Maduro regime lose power. more...
The famous Yumbo shopping centre in Maspalomas was in the sights of Islamic terrorists
Gran Canaria19.12.2015 - A trial in Madrid which led to the conviction of a Gran Canaria resident for extolling jihadist terrorism produced the startling revelation that one of the island’s most famous gay spots was a possible bomb target several years ago. more...
Canary Islands18.12.2015 - Your events and exhibition guide for Tenerife and Gran Canaria. more...
SUP representatives say that budget cuts prevent the police from protecting themselves and the public
Canary Islands17.12.2015 - “We feel truly sorry that this government does not value us”, said the Spanish Police Union (SUP) in a recently published manifesto released amid a series of demonstrations that heavily criticised the budget cuts and conditions placed upon them by the current Madrid administration. more...
Hotel complex manager, Álvaro de la Bárcena
Canary Islands14.12.2015 - Over the last decade, travel agencies have fought a losing battle to hold their ground against the practice of do-it-yourself online booking, as we've become our own travel agents. more...
Tenerife13.12.2015 - The decision by Santa Cruz to spend hundreds of thousands of euros buying back taxi licences to reduce the number of taxis on the city roads has raised eyebrows, particularly among those who feel the money should be spent on more urgent needs. more...
Academic disrespect is treated as a serious issue by the University
Tenerife12.12.2015 - On the eve of the International Day for the Elimination of Domestic Violence, attention was centred on the University of La Laguna (ULL) when an act of mindless vandalism brought the message home to roost. more...
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