Category Archives: Health

Hoteliers say they will not pay false claims

Spanish hoteliers say they are not willing to compensate blackmail.  CEHAT 

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…

Canarian Government plan sugar & pastry tax

The Canary Islands government are to create a tax that will tax sugary drinks

The Canary Awards – May 6th, Puerto Rico

60 Businesses, Community Organisations and Individuals were shortlisted by English speakers

Valsequillo Strawberry Fair, Gran Canaria

It’s that time of the year again when you can almost taste summer, and what better way

Newsbrief : Tough flu season in the Canaries, as recorded flu deaths double

The winter flu season 2016-2017 has seen 140 hospitalised cases of confirmed influenza, of which 95,7% were virus A and the rest, virus B. Twenty-four deaths have also been reported, all due to virus A, with the exception of one case of virus B. Last flu season ended with 190…

Meanwhile on Fuerteventura…

Two wild donkeys are causing a small internet sensation in a video recorded

Hospitales San Roque judged island’s best

San Roque Hospital Las Palmas has been judged as the tenth best private hospital

More people have drowned than in 2015

A total of 63 people have already drowned in the Canary Islands from January

San Roque Hospitals and Las Palmas events

The City of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Grupo Hospitales San Roque have signed

Drownings increase in The Canary Islands

37 people have already drowned within the first six month of 2016 in the Canary Islands.

Mock major incident emergency simulation

A major incident simulation has been scheduled today by AENA, the Spanish State Airport Authority

Government dispute air quality claims

The Canary Islands have extraordinarily high air quality, particularly in the mountains.  

‘Energy Training’ in Las Palmas on 28 May

It’s all about energy. In traditional Chinese medicine and martial arts, ‘Chi’

Lilly Rikhter talks Food & Nutrition

There is, in fact, no perfect diet, because each person is unique in their own way.

Red Berries grown on Gran Canaria?

The cabildo is planting cranberries, currants, raspberries and blackberries,

Canaries´active tourism on the rise

Active tourism generated turnover of €1.410 billion in the Canary Islands last year

Two cases of Zika confirmed in Canaries

Two cases of Zika virus were confirmed last week by the Ministry of Health

The first personalized thoracic prosthesis

The Canary Islands Institute of Technology (ITC)  has announced a world first, 

Canaries’ warmest January in 55 years

January was unusually warm and very humid throughout mainland Spain and The Canary Islands.

The Canary Weekend Tips 29-31 January

Its here! Carnival season has started. Gran Canaria has a lot to offer during the next couple 

San Fernando Search and Rescue exercise

Today, San Bartolomé de Tirajana has been having an exercise simulating search and rescue

Discover the secrets to a happy life in Spain

Ambassador urges British residents to follow the example of those who are most content.

Strategic Plan for Poverty Reduction

The Canary Islands Government has commissioned a strategic plan for social inclusion & combating poverty

More than 8,000 students eat organic

What began as a pilot project for the 2013-2014 year, with students in 7 schools, one from each island