Betrayed – Part Seven


I change into a black skirt and blouse and wrap a black shawl around my shoulders. As an afterthought, I pin on the amethyst brooch. Looking like a Canarian widow in mourning, I catch a bus to the funeral parlour. 

Tax Benefits of Donations

Royaldecree 49/2002 of 23 December on the taxation of non-profit entities and tax incentives for patronage allows companies a deduction of 35% corporate income tax with a maximum of 10% of the base assessment and in the case of individuals from 25% in Income Tax for Individuals Patronage Law The Law 49/2002 of 23 December …

Hamilton and Grossa will operate Repsol logistics base


The Canarian companies Hamilton and Grossa have been selected by Repsol for their new logistics base to support the controversial research surveys to be carried out in waters near the archipelago, with an investment and procurement contract totaling some 30 million dollars.

22 migrants rescued from an open boat 23 miles off the Maspalomas coast


The ship  Salvamar Menkalinan is reported on Monday to have rescued 22 migrants traveling in a small boat off the south of Gran Canaria,  23 nautical miles out to sea off the coast of Maspalomas, according to Maritime  Salvage sources.

Castillio del Romeral oil spill in Gran Canaria, boat scrap company suspected

holy week oil slick , James Keenan

The Guardia Civil have announced their conclusion the oil spill which occurred in the vicinity of Castillio del Romeral, on the south-east of Gran Canaria , in April this year, could have resulted from an accident by a company engaged in the scrapping of maritime vessels.

47% Rural tourism occupancy in Canaries

La Labranza

Spanish Self catering holiday cottages  in The Canary Islands have been reported this week to be expecting 47% occupancy during the month of August, according to research from, who are expecting a “spike” to occur over  coming weeks thanks to last minute reservations.

The Four Euro Telephone Call. Never Again!

Citizens Advice Bureau Spain

Last  week I was in the car with my children, when I was exiting the highway I noticed that a car was parked, semi blocking the exit. At least 4 cars passed, looked at the car and continued. When I reached the stopped car, I saw a clearly distressed woman, fanning herself, sweating profusely and …

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