Tuesday, 24.10.2017
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23.10.2017 - The mayor of Santa Cruz, José Manuel Bermúdez, inaugurated an exhibition last week, which can be seen at the Casa de la Pólvora until November 30. It deals with the traces left in Santa Cruz by the famous artist and architect from Lanzarote, César Manrique. Bermúdez said of the artist, "He was a supporter of new ideas and totally against the destruction of nature." more...
Girl injured in a fall from a window
Daily News23.10.2017 - On Sunday evening at 9.30pm, a 12-year-old girl fell out of the window of a third-floor apartment on Calle San Miguel in Santa Cruz. The girl suffered severe injuries and was taken to the University Hospital Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria. more...
Daily News23.10.2017 - On New Year's Day 2014, the athlete Víctor Teni called his family from the Mount Teide National Park, and wished them a happy new year. After that, there was no trace of him. Despite a large number of searches that lasted for weeks, he was not found. On Friday evening, a hiker stumbled upon a mummified corpse on a remote path and contacted the police. On Saturday morning the rescue operation began and the Guardia Civil and mountain rescue team took an hour and a half to reach the site. more...
Daily News22.10.2017 - This poor little cat had petrol poured over her and was set on fire by a heartless person. In addition, she was kicked or beaten so hard that her spine was broken and she could no longer walk. The animal was found in El Fraile and taken to an animal hospital. The cat was christened Burny and given emergency care. She has an incredible will to live, but will remain handicapped for life. more...
Daily News22.10.2017 - Puerto de la Cruz councillor Ángel Montañés has announced the introduction of special containers for garden waste. About 300 of these brown containers with a lock are being placed in specific districts of the town where there are houses with gardens. Residents can put garden waste cut into small pieces directly into these containers, without garbage bags. more...
Daily News21.10.2017 - No plans for Saturday? Then a trip to Gran Canaria's capital Las Palmas would be a great idea. From 11am to 5pm, pirates will invade the city and re-enact history. The historical review tells the story of the corsairs attacked by the famous generals Francis Drake, John Hawkins and Pieter Van der Does in 1595. the production of 'Drake 1595' will feature five different interludes between 12 noon and 4pm. At 12.30pm, the historian Germán Santana Pérez will offer a historical walk. more...
Father arrested at a casino for abandoning child
Daily News21.10.2017 - Last week, National Police officers from Las Palmas arrested a 49-year-old Hungarian man who is suspected of seriously violating his duty of supervising his children. Employees of the casino in Las Palmas had informed the police at 1.30am that a minor was roaming around alone outside the establishment. The check revealed that his father had been playing at the casino for about two and a half hours. more...
Tragedy in Añaza
Daily News20.10.2017 - On Thursday morning, a 55-year-old woman was found dead inside her car in a garage in the Añaza district of Santa Cruz. It quickly became clear that this was a criminal offence and that the woman has been strangled. The National Police homicide unit was called in. more...
Petrol station raid in La Orotava
Daily News20.10.2017 - In the early hours of Wednesday morning at 1.50am, three people broke into a petrol station in the mountain village of Barroso, above La Orotava. They broke into vending machines and looted cash registers and other equipment.
After that, they fled in a car. A short time later, the escape vehicle was intercepted by the Local Police and the three ran away towards the Camino de Los Gómez. One of them was arrested and the search for the two accomplices continues.
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Daily News20.10.2017 - Complicidades, Tango & Flamenco is the title of the project by the Tango Metrópolis company, which is a fusion of traditional Flamenco and Argentinean tango. The two have many things in common, passion, stirring dance and live music which make the show a real tip for Friday evening at the Teatro Circo de Marte in Santa Cruz de La Palma. more...
Daily News20.10.2017 - On Wednesday morning at around 11.30am, a 56-year-old German man died in a fall while he was hiking in the famous Masca ravine in the north west of Tenerife. The man had fallen down eight metres and was seriously injured. more...
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