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Newsbrief: August Unemployment Number fell by 24,019

The number of registered unemployed has fallen, according to the offices of the Public Employment Services (formerly INEM) in the Canary Islands, by 24,019 people in August over the same month of 2014, which means a decrease of 9.01 % in a year. The number of registered unemployed now stands at 242,649 people in the archipelago

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Canaries prepared to take refugees

Canaries prepared to take refugees

The Deputy Minister for Social Policy and Housing of the Canary Islands, Isabel Mena

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Man arrested for growing marijuana

Man arrested for growing marijuana

Policia Nacional have arrested a 58 year old man, without police history,  for an alleged crime

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The Canary Weekend Tips 4-6 September

The Canary Weekend Tips 4-6 September

Plenty to do on Gran Canaria this weekend, the last before school begins again.

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Tourism Model Plan, a professional view

Tourism Model Plan, a professional view

We asked the ACEGI professional association of estate agencies of the Canary Islands, 

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Gran Canaria: 42 migrants make landfall

Gran Canaria: 42 migrants make landfall

The usually tranquil Playa Las Carpinteras was the scene of a humanitarian effort last night

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Global bus changes to Mogán schedules

Global bus changes to Mogán schedules

Global Bus is implementing new schedules on several routes over the month of September

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Gran Canaria Tourist 5.19% Expenditure rise

Gran Canaria Tourist 5.19% Expenditure rise

The tourist industry on the island has brought in some €750 million during the first two quarters of the year.

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2 arrested for car breaks ins & thefts

2 arrested for car breaks ins & thefts

The Policia Nacional have arrested two men in Maspalomas, both 29, Moroccan and with police records

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€204,000 renovations for SBT schools

€204,000 renovations for SBT schools

During the summer holidays the council of San Bartolomé have carried out  numerous renovations

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Busy Spanish airports to be hit by strikes

Busy Spanish airports to be hit by strikes

UNIONS representing airport staff in Spain have called numerous days of strike action in September

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The Saint: Las Palmas V Levante

The Saint: Las Palmas V Levante

  12 years after their last top league game, Las Palmas host Levante in their 1st home game back in La Liga.

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€500,000 for Mogán’s promenade project

€500,000 for Mogán’s promenade project

A €1/2million investment from the State Budget has been awarded for the Costa Mogán promenade project

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An important month of Fiesta del Pino in Teror

An important month of Fiesta del Pino in Teror

The Fiesta of Nuestra Señora del Pino (Our Lady of the Pine) is the most important event in Teror

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9th International Clown Festival, Valsequillo

9th International Clown Festival, Valsequillo

A world of laughter, good therapy to help forget everyday problems and enjoy with the whole family.

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€100,000 renovations for Mogán schools

€100,000 renovations for Mogán schools

Mogán city council has been busy during the summer months with vital schools maintenance 

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€185 million for Rural Development Plan

€185 million for Rural Development Plan

European Commission approves the Rural Development Programme of The Canary Islands.

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Perez: “We will not pursue residents”

Perez: “We will not pursue residents”

The mayor of San Bartolomé, said yesterday that “the council will not prosecute permanent residents

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30,584 patients on the waiting list for surgery

30,584 patients on the waiting list for surgery

The official waiting lists of the Ministry of Health is now to incorporate data on diagnostic tests

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Horseshoe Whip Snakes Gran Canaria

Horseshoe Whip Snakes Gran Canaria

New sightings of yet another invasive species of snake on the island of Gran Canaria have been reported

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€770 fine for stealing a Las Palmas bicycle

€770 fine for stealing a Las Palmas bicycle

The Court of Instruction Number 5 of Las Palmas has sentenced a 31 year old man for the theft of a bicycle

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The Canary Weekend Tips 28 – 30 August

The Canary Weekend Tips 28 – 30 August

Weekend shopping is certainly on the cards for many because the summer sales finish this weekend.

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Sunbeds and parasols for SBT beaches

Sunbeds and parasols for SBT beaches

The City of San Bartolomé is in the process of installing new sunbeds on the El Inglés & Maspalomas beaches

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The first organic bananas from La Aldea

The first organic bananas from La Aldea

Nine hectares of organic bananas were planted just over a year ago in the small west coast town 

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Canary Islands 100Gbit network cable upgrade

Canary Islands 100Gbit network cable upgrade

Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks and Telefónica are upgrading their undersea cable systems

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Hollywood movie starts filming in…

Hollywood movie starts filming in…

…Tenerife…. Shooting the fifth movie of the Bourne saga, Matt Damon is back as Jason Bourne

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Over 230,000 calls to 1-1-2 so far in 2015

Over 230,000 calls to 1-1-2 so far in 2015

The 1-1-2 emergency call centre has served more than 230,000 people in the first six months of this year.

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Lopesan growing their own seasonal fruits

Lopesan growing their own seasonal fruits

The Finca Veneguera (now owned by Lopesan), caters to the group’s hotels with seasonal fruits.

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1 in 5 British tourists take ‘Getaway Gamble´

1 in 5 British tourists take ‘Getaway Gamble´

The FCO reminds British nationals to get travel insurance as claims reach £370 million

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SBT: man wanted in Turkey arrested

SBT: man wanted in Turkey arrested

A 49 year old German citizen, thought to be originally from Turkey, was arrested last week

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