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Sleepless Night in Arguineguin

Sleepless Night in Arguineguin

On Saturday the 20th of December Arguineguín will host its first Noche en Vela “Sleepless night”.

NEW Christmas Market in San Fernando

NEW Christmas Market in San Fernando

Located on the newly pedestrianised shopping area on Avenida de Gáldar.

Christmas Market weekend in Las Palmas

Christmas Market weekend in Las Palmas

 The City of Las Palmas has organized the first edition of European style Christmas Market

New SPAR for Puerto Rico

New SPAR for Puerto Rico

The supermarket chain SPAR Gran Canaria has opened its latest store.

Dead hiker discovered in a ravine

Dead hiker discovered in a ravine

The body of a hiker in her 30s was found at around 20:00 on Saturday in the Guayadeque ravine

Oil on Canarian waters

Oil on Canarian waters

Oil exploration in waters near The Canaries will not stop. The decision of the High Court of The Canarias (TSJC)

Makeover plans for the El Tablero town square

Makeover plans for the El Tablero town square

The Town Hall of San Bartolomé de Tirajana is planning a renovation project  for the El Tablero plaza.

December 2014 – The Gift of Giving

December 2014 – The Gift of Giving

Download the December Edition PDF

Christmas season kicks off in Las Palmas

Christmas season kicks off in Las Palmas

One of the Capital’s most visited and loved seasonal attractions has opened and with it Christmas in Las Palmas. 

A Spanish Constitución Gratia Plena

A Spanish Constitución Gratia Plena

Just as Yule time really gets going, particularly in the world of shopping, so throughout all Spain a typical and timely long holiday weekend is ahead of us,

Police re-arrest the Mogán ‘Dirty Harry’ for same-day breach

Police re-arrest the Mogán ‘Dirty Harry’ for same-day breach

The Guardia Civil on Thursday have arrested Mogán Local Police officer, Artiles Francisco Suárez, known locally as ‘Harry el Sucio‘ (‘Dirty Harry’), the very same day he had been released from custody.

Green light for new Southeastern offshore wind farm

Green light for new Southeastern offshore wind farm

While the debate and the battle over what remains of the old 20th century hydrocarbon-based energy sources rages on between The Canary Islands and the Madrid central government, The Spanish Ministry of

The Canaries take legal action against officials for “arbitrary” oil surveys

The Canaries take legal action against officials for “arbitrary” oil surveys

The President of the Canary Islands, Paulino Rivero, announced this week that the government will take legal action 

The TSJC to decide whether to suspend Canarian oil surveys

The TSJC to decide whether to suspend Canarian oil surveys

The Division of Administrative Litigation for the Supreme Court of the Canaries (Tribunal Superior de Justicia de Canarias or TSJC), headquartered in Santa Cruz de Tenerife,

The Canaries’ wettest November for more than 30 years

The Canaries’ wettest November for more than 30 years

Last time it rained this much in the Canary Islands was back in 1981. According to the State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) last month it rained an average of 12 days, twice the expected amount for this time of year.

RED ALERT – Canaries expect strong winds of up to 130km/h

RED ALERT – Canaries expect strong winds of up to 130km/h

The Spanish State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) has raised the alert level to its highest level–RED ALERT– for extreme risk from strong winds that could reach up to 130 kmph on the islands

I had a house once…

I had a house once… “…and I was happy while I lived there.  My house was always my reference point, where I felt safe, supported, and I could be myself.  I felt like a person there, I was part of society. Then life got difficult, problems started to appear one after the other.  Some were
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Gran Canaria activates the Island Emergency Plan

Gran Canaria activates the Island Emergency Plan

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria alert status has now activated the Insular Emergency Plan for adverse weather events, from 00.00 on Friday, that are expected to affect the island over coming days.

Canary Islands on Orange Alert for winds and coastal phenomena

Canary Islands on Orange Alert for winds and coastal phenomena

The Canary Islands Government Directorate General of Security and Emergency has declared a state of alert for coastal phenomena

A flotilla of sailboats sets sail from Las Palmas to the Caribbean  for the 29th ARC Regatta

A flotilla of sailboats sets sail from Las Palmas to the Caribbean for the 29th ARC Regatta

One of the highlights of the Gran Canaria calendar got off to a briefly delayed start, as 187 sailboats embarked on a joint adventure to the other side of the ocean.

Mogán to unify the drinking water supply for the entire municipality in 2015

Mogán to unify the drinking water supply for the entire municipality in 2015

- The Mogán Municipal Council has held an extraordinary plenary session to start pressing the record for the direct management of the water supply service to come under their control, which in many developments is still being provided by private developers.

Soria believes the oil surveys will benefit Canary Island tourism

Soria believes the oil surveys will benefit Canary Island tourism

MADRID, 21 Nov. (EUROPA PRESS) – Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism, José Manuel Soria, believes that Canary Island oil prospecting could affect the tourism sector,

Foreign tourist arrivals reach 9.4 million so far this year

Foreign tourist arrivals reach 9.4 million so far this year

The arrival of foreign tourists to the Canary Islands grew by 10.7 percent so far this year, up to 9.4 million visitors until October,

Rain until Sunday, heavy at times, across The Canaries

Rain until Sunday, heavy at times, across The Canaries

Heavy rains are expected to continue across the Canaries until at least Sunday, according to forecasts by the Spanish State Meteorological Agency (AEMET).

Storm coming this way

Storm coming this way

The Meteorological Agency (Aemet) has today raised the alert level to orange for rain and storms to the north of the island of La Palma, which will also remain in place throughout Wednesday in La Palma, Tenerife and the North of Gran Canaria.

State of alert declared for Canary Islands storms and showers

State of alert declared for Canary Islands storms and showers

The Canary Islands Government Directorate of Security  has declared an archipelago wide alert for storms under their Canary Island Emergency Plan Risk protocol for unfavourable weather conditions.