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19.01.2018 - A suspected drug dealer who was arrested at the beginning of January and presented to the investigating magistrate in Granadilla de Abona has voluntarily revealed the hideout for his 'hot goods'.
The investigators found 258 kilograms of hashish and one kilogram of a white substance that was thought to be used for cutting cocaine. The detainee had voluntarily revealed the location of the drugs on the advice of his lawyer.
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19.01.2018 - A suspected drug dealer who was arrested at the beginning of January and presented to the investigating magistrate in Granadilla de Abona has voluntarily revealed the hideout for his 'hot goods'.
The investigators found 258 kilograms of hashish and one kilogram of a white substance that was thought to be used for cutting cocaine. The detainee had voluntarily revealed the location of the drugs on the advice of his lawyer.
more...
19.01.2018 - The swimming pool in Candelaria is located directly by the sea. As beautiful as this is, as you can swim directly in the safe pool with the sound of the sea and the salty breeze, the installation is so vulnerable every time the waves become particularly high. Even in the last few days, the wildly foaming waves which have been several metres high, have once again penetrated the facility. more...
18.01.2018 - Two suspected drug couriers, a 20-year-old woman and a 59-year-old man, were recently arrested at Arrecife airport in Lanzarote. Both were inspected independently of each other because they had attracted attention due to their nervous behaviour. Both passengers had arrived from Madrid. more...
18.01.2018 - The Santa Cruz de La Palma Council, together with the rescue and lifesaving services, have closed the city's beaches in response to the yellow alert for bad weather which has been activated by the meteorological office Aemet, and to the expected violent gusts of wind and high waves. The public and visitors are urged to comply with the ban. more...
17.01.2018 - The tip for the coming weekend for all those interested in Canarian tradition is the Fiesta de San Antonio Abad, celebrated in Los Silos in the north west of Tenerife. The traditional animal blessing is said to bring good health and prosperity for the whole year. A colourful assortment of domestic and farm animals of all kinds, nicely decorated, will arrive on Sunday morning from 10am at the festival grounds behind the former monastery in Plaza La Luz. From 10am to 7pm a craft market invites you to the central plaza. more...
17.01.2018 - The shipping company Naviera Armas cancelled the crossings between Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura as well as between Tenerife and Gran Canaria yesterday between 11am and 4pm. The regional airline Binter also cancelled the flights from Tenerife to La Gomera for safety reasons. The night before, an aircraft operating between the two islands had to turn around. The reason for both were the bad weather conditions. more...
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06.01.2018 - This weekend, new cruise ships are set to arrive every day at the port of La Luz in Las Palmas. On Epiphany the AIDAprima and Marella Dream are expected. These two end the official Christmas season. But on Sunday we continue with the normal winter schedule with the arrival of Mein Schiff 4, AIDAsol and Horizon. more...
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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