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A radiant Katsunari is delighted with her carnival crown
20.02.2017 - Katsunari de Armas Álvaez was chosen on Sunday as the Children's Carnival Queen of 2017 in Puerto de la Cruz. In her costume 'Más allá de los sueños' (beyond dreams) designed by Jonay Díaz, she enchanted the jury and the audience. Even the onset of rain did not discourage the 800 spectators in the Plaza Europa. They put up their umbrellas and congratulated the little star. more...
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20.02.2017 - Katsunari de Armas Álvaez was chosen on Sunday as the Children's Carnival Queen of 2017 in Puerto de la Cruz. In her costume 'Más allá de los sueños' (beyond dreams) designed by Jonay Díaz, she enchanted the jury and the audience. Even the onset of rain did not discourage the 800 spectators in the Plaza Europa. They put up their umbrellas and congratulated the little star. more...
20.02.2017 - Some couples do not want to be parted by death, and it seems that this applied to a British couple in La Laguna. Residents of the Calle El Juego in La Laguna called the Local Police last Friday because they had not seen any sign of the couple who lived at number 12 in their street for at least two days. There was no response to knocking on the door or calling by phone. more...
19.02.2017 - This Sunday at 12 noon, a very special carnival party will be set up at the Parque Santa Catalina in Las Palmas. During the canine carnival, dogs and their master or mistress must dress up together. This was the case last year, when the podenco called Ashé, became his 'ruler' Isachi's Pharoah dog. more...
19.02.2017 - Last week, Guardia Civil officers based in Guía de Isora arrested a 24-year-old man who is accused of jumping on the bonnets and roofs of several cars parked in Puerto de Santiago, and causing damage to all of them. more...
18.02.2017 - The 1st Wine Festival in Los Cristianos will be held this Saturday from 11am until midnight on the seafront. On the one hand, it is intended to stimulate local business in the town centre and, on the other hand, to entertain and introduce Canarian gastronomy and wines. more...
18.02.2017 - On Wednesday, the Guardia Civil control centre was told that a refugee boat had just left Cabo Bojador, on the northern coast of the Western Sahara. Immediately, the Sasemar 103 rescue boat was mobilised and the lifeboat Guardamar Talía was also sent out. It was already dark when the wobbly patera was spotted from the air, around 163 miles south of Gran Canaria. more...
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19.02.2017 - Last week, Guardia Civil officers based in Guía de Isora arrested a 24-year-old man who is accused of jumping on the bonnets and roofs of several cars parked in Puerto de Santiago, and causing damage to all of them. more...
17.02.2017 - María Isabel Mesa Cabrera from Los Realejos, who had been reported missing since February 4, was found dead on Wednesday morning. Her body was discovered at El Risco in the district of Zamora in the morning, near her home. 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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