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Newsbrief : Pasito Blanco party boat DJ detained with drugs.

Policia Nacional detained two 40 year old men a couple of weeks back for allegedly planning to distribute narcotic substances onboard a recreational boat intended for parties out at sea and one of them is said to have been the DJ responsible for playing the music.  Identified with initials S.G.M. and C.M.S.P. both have previous police records

Canaries’ Government study Tuno plants

Canaries’ Government study Tuno plants

The Government of the Canary Islands have started studying the use of tuno fruit in juice

#RemoveTheFences: Reopen Tauro Beach!

#RemoveTheFences: Reopen Tauro Beach!

Two months since this publication started to call for removal of the fences

Police “neutralise” Las Palmas man with axe 

Police “neutralise” Las Palmas man with axe 

National Police agents “neutralised” a man on Wednesday May 17th, who was wandering

The Land Law adapted for residential reality

The Land Law adapted for residential reality

The controversial Canary Islands Land Law is to be adapted to consolidate

Gran Canaria’s record tourist expenditure

Gran Canaria’s record tourist expenditure

Gran Canaria saw its highest recorded first quarter tourist spending in history 

The Canary Weekend Tips 19-21 May’17

The Canary Weekend Tips 19-21 May’17

The hot weather this week looks set to continue in to the weekend, and there are lots

Newsbrief: Irish national detained for large quantity of drugs during pride event

Policia Nacional have detained a 28 year old, of Irish nationality and with initials C.D, as alleged perpetrator of a crime against public health having discovered 25 cubic centimeters of liquid ecstasy, crystal meth and cocaine all hidden in his underwear during the pride event in San Bartolomé de Tirajana.

Int’l SPAR Congress Gran Canaria

Int’l SPAR Congress Gran Canaria

Nearly 400 SPAR delegates from around the world have come to the island

“Miss Summer International” pageant

“Miss Summer International” pageant

San Bartolomé de Tirajana will play host to the parading of more than 15 young women 

Mogán beach reopens for swimming

Mogán beach reopens for swimming

– The Health Inspectorate of the Government of the Canary Islands has reopened the beach for bathing

Yellow Advisory for strong seas and winds

Yellow Advisory for strong seas and winds

The Spanish State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) have issued a yellow advisory

Six Blue Flag beaches for the south

Six Blue Flag beaches for the south

The Blue Flag environmental program announced last week that the Canary Islands have

Events: ‘Maspalomas Music Festival’ August

Events: ‘Maspalomas Music Festival’ August

Three days filled with music are being planned for the first ‘Maspalomas Music Festival’

Mogán Council close and fine four bars

Mogán Council close and fine four bars

In Mogán town hall on Tuesday an “extraordinary and urgent” plenary council session

Canary Islands request cannabis regulation

Canary Islands request cannabis regulation

The Parliament of the Canary Islands has asked the Spanish central government

The Saint: Las Palmas V Barcalona

The Saint: Las Palmas V Barcalona

    14/5/17 Las Palmas entertain the mighty Barça for their last home game of the season.

2.4 tons of cocaine from fishing vessel

2.4 tons of cocaine from fishing vessel

A Venezuelan fishing vessel was found with 2,400Kg of cocaine on board

Newsbrief: Nelson Mandela pier repair will cost €600,000 and last three months

The repair work to the Nelson Mandela pier in Las Palmas, which was hit by a Naviera Armas ferry on April 21, will cost €600,000 and last three months, according to the president of the Port Authority of Las Palmas, Luis Ibarra. They first need to dismantle

€3.7 million for the GC-500 boulevard

€3.7 million for the GC-500 boulevard

San Bartolomé de Tirajana and the Canarian Development Fund, FDCAN, have agreed

Playa de Mogán closed due to sewage leak

Playa de Mogán closed due to sewage leak

A spill of fecal sewage water has been detected in the area of ​​Playa de Mogán

The Canary Weekend Tips 12-14 May

The Canary Weekend Tips 12-14 May

Another lovely May weekend ahead with some amazing events going on including the FIMAR

Events: Motor Grande & Puerto Rico Fiestas

Events: Motor Grande & Puerto Rico Fiestas

Motor Grande & Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria, in the municipality of Mogán, are having

Events: Sea Fair FIMAR in Las Palmas

Events: Sea Fair FIMAR in Las Palmas

The International Sea Fair begins this Friday in Las Palmas. The fair includes 91 companies

Thomas Cook include Agaete for the 1st time

Thomas Cook include Agaete for the 1st time

Tour operator Thomas Cook have included the municipality of Agaete for the first time

Newsbrief: Detained for up to seven burglaries around the south of Gran Canaria

Policia Nacional in San Bartolomé de Tirajana have detained a 36-year-old Cameroonian national, with 67 previous police records, for allegedly having committed seven burglaries from apartments and bungalows in the south of Gran Canaria. The robberies occurred over the last four months

British man drowned in Playa del Inglés

British man drowned in Playa del Inglés

At 13:29 on the afternoon of Friday 12 May an alert was received at the 112 Emergency 

Two shopping mall plans for Puerto Rico

Two shopping mall plans for Puerto Rico

The Municipality of Mogán apparently closed the 2016 fiscal year with a budget

Newsbrief: Police seize invasive alien speices, California King Snake, for sale online on Gran Canaria

The GRUMACanarian Police Environment Group on Gran Canaria seized a specimen of the species Lampropeltis Californiae last week, commonly known as the California King Snake (Culebra Real de California in Spanish)

83 kilos of fish and 900 sea cucumbers

83 kilos of fish and 900 sea cucumbers

Agents of the Government of the Canary Islands Fisheries Inspection Service have denounced