St. Lucia’s celebrations
Tuesday marks the 200th anniversary of the founding of the parish, which grew to become one of the most important municipalities on the island. From their modest beginnings with just 1,200 residents, the population has grown to 67,000, with a thriving economy surrounding the Southeast corridor.
The present parish church was built in the early twentieth century after the demolition of the previous three chapels. It was erected through the direct support of the peasant villagers living in the area, who provided free labor and donated money for its construction. The unique church building has now “become a landmark.” The municipality is preparing celebrations for the coming year to commemorate the decree of 1814. Continue reading
Last Friday, September 12, the Second Vice President and Minister of Public Works and Infrastructures, Carlos Sánchez announced the works to improve the road to Palmitos Park , one of the most popular theme parks in the south of Gran Canaria , starting this week. Continue reading
Hot out of Playa del Inglés de Gran Canaria, Sparkles Show Bar star Michael Marouli successfully passes X-factor audition and is now on his way to compete in the national television show in Wembly!
Great work Michael! Gran Canaria (and Tyneside) are all routing for you! Continue reading
7th September 2014
After drawing away last week at Mallorca, Las Palmas were looking to get back to winning ways with the possibility of going to 2nd spot in the league.
Right from the start LP created a good chance with the Lugo defence only manage to clear for a corner. The following corner was well defended by the visitors. Continue reading