Friday, 28.07.2017
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28.07.2017 - Last Friday, a guided group of hikers in the Llano de Ucanca area in the Mount Teide National Park discovered a spiral that had been laid on the ground by unknown persons. It was probably the act of one or more persons from esoteric circles. The spiral is a symbol which was often used in the Mayan culture, and also in the Canary Islands by the Guanches. more...
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28.07.2017 - Last Friday, a guided group of hikers in the Llano de Ucanca area in the Mount Teide National Park discovered a spiral that had been laid on the ground by unknown persons. It was probably the act of one or more persons from esoteric circles. The spiral is a symbol which was often used in the Mayan culture, and also in the Canary Islands by the Guanches. more...
28.07.2017 - A young man from San Miguel de Arona was recently arrested by Guardia Civil officers in Candelaria. The 28-year-old was running a marijuana plantation in an apartment in Candelaria. After collecting sufficient evidence against the suspect, they arrested him and obtained a house search warrant.
There they found 237 plants in various growth phases as well as all necessary equipment for a sophisticated and complex system for irrigation, lighting and temperature control of the plants as well as other typical equipment.
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28.07.2017 - Tonight the third Maspalomas Soul Festival will begin, a super summer party which runs until Sunday on the San Agustín beach. On Friday evening, the Sergio Palmer DJ Set, the superstar Earl Thomas, the Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra, Vaneese & Carla Thomas (a tribute to Rufus Thomas), Scott Sharrad and Vasti Jackson (a tribute To Johnnie Taylor).
On Saturday DJ Jaime Falcón DJ followed by Banadú, Anthony Paule's Soul Orchestra, Barbara Blue, Wee Willie Walker and Terrie Odabi. The Baton Rouge Dixieland Band will perform in the street on Sunday at 12.30pm. more...
28.07.2017 - A marathon concert will be held this Friday and Saturday at the Playa del Castillo at Caleta de Fuste in Antigua in Fuerteventura. Up to 5,000 people will be able to dance in the sand. Admission is free. more...
27.07.2017 - The jazz festival in La Palma, called Enchanting Plazas, begins this Saturday. From July 29 to September 2, the Festival de Jazz de la Palma will fill these plazas with live music. If you would like to experience jazz in La Palma this weekend, you should be at the Plaza de Montserrat in Los Sauces on Saturday night at 9.30pm when the group Bitter Biscuit will be playing. Their music is inspired by the Jazz Messengers by Art Blakey and the Horace Silver groups from the 60s and 70s. They play older songs with new arrangements in several rhythms. more...
27.07.2017 - On Tuesday, the Canarian Vulcanological Institute, Involcan, announced that on the north east flank of Tenerife, an above-average amount of carbon dioxide is currently being released. At present, it is about 1,300 tonnes of CO2 per day, according to the evaluation of the geochemical campaign 2017. The normal values of a volcanic system in its resting state lie between 140 and 1,100 tonnes of carbon dioxide per day. For 17 years the Involcan/Iter team has been monitoring the geochemical parameters of Tenerife's volcanoes. High concentrations were only selectively detected in 2007 and during the last four scientific campaigns since 2013. more...
 News Features ::
23.07.2017 - Last week, a public jury at the Las Palmas Court unanimously found Henry Danny García Hernández guilty of killing his 24-year-old partner Yessica Paola Gómez in front of her seven-year-old son on December 9, 2015 in Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura. In his defence, he admitted to killing her, but said he didn't know what he was doing and that he didn't want to kill her. more...
23.07.2017 - María Cao from Lanzarote was hailed last week at the Geneva Fashion Awards for her original fashion creations. Every year the Dukascopy Bank gives young designers the opportunity to present their creations to a wide audience. 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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 Archive News ::
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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