Tag Archives: #CanaryIslands

34º+ in the shade hot weather advisory for Gran Canaria

AEMET, the Spanish State Meteorological Agency, have issued yellow advisories, denoting risk, for maximum temperatures expected on Thursday and Friday. On Thursday morning the north and northeast coasts of Gran Canaria, including the capital Las Palmas, will see some cloud below 300 meters, that looks likely to clear through the…

Kiessling frustrated by Town Hall delaying Siam Park

Entrepreneur Wolfgang Kiessling has been waiting for eight months, along with the rest of us, for the municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana to grant him the final outstanding license to start channelling of the El Veril ravine, so that the long touted water park development can begin. According to a statement…

Air Europa to fly between Canary Islands

International airline Air Europa plan to fly inter-island routes between Canary Islands, in direct competition with Binter Canarias and Canary Fly, as of October 30. They are reportedly scheduling flights from seven in the morning until nine at night. Initial routes will include passenger flights between Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria,…

Why is Maspalomas delaying water park?

It´s been a busy week with regard to El Veril and Siam Park Maspalomas with questions being asked about

Maspalomas ‘Minute of silence’ for #London

The town hall of San Bartolomé de Tirajana stood in mourning over the murderous attack

F18s over Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

The Canary Islands have an appointment this Saturday with the F-18 aircraft of the Spanish

Newsbrief: Gang of eleven caught distributing hashish throughout Canaries

Policia Nacional this month dismantled an organisation of drug traffickers who were discovered to be distributing narcotics between Gran Canaria and Tenerife, camouflaged among legal merchandise that they sent using courier companies, in an operation which saw 250 kilos of hashish

DISA Renewable energy plan for islands

DISA Renovables’ say the company want a wind farm on each of the islands

False claims alarm Canary Island hoteliers

British tourist scams, encouraged by unscrupulous lawyers, making false claims of food poisoning

Hoteliers say they will not pay false claims

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

Mogán Naval Maritime Rescue Exercises

The Spanish Armada (Navy) are today, in Puerto de Mogán, on a major maritime

Canaries’ Government study Tuno plants

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

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

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

83 kilos of fish and 900 sea cucumbers

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

Canarian Government plan sugar & pastry tax

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

Sunshine Ahoy! Warm breezes and blue skies

When warning came earlier this week of possible storm weather, we received a call

Newsbrief: Canarias registered the 2nd highest annual economic growth in Spain

The Canary Islands ended the first quarter of the year with a year-on-year growth in gross domestic product (GDP) of 3.7%, the second highest in the country, after the Balearic Islands (4.2 %). The Independent Authority of Fiscal Responsibility

Tender for 24 new Canary Islands routes

The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sports of the Canary Islands Government

Storm headed for the Islands this Thursday

The Spanish State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) has warned of a storm front approaching

Norwegian to fly Gran Canaria to Americas

Norwegian airlines plan to fly to America from the Canary Islands. The decision

Canary Islands rents rose more than 6%

Rental properties in the Canary Islands, in March, averaged 94 square meters costing 

Newsbrief: The Canary Islands economy closed the 2016 financial year with an acceptable deficit

The Canary Islands closed the 2016 financial year with a deficit of €140 million, 0.33% of GDP, the lowest of all autonomous regions in Spain and 0.4% below the ceiling established for autonomous communities. According to the recently published national accounting data

Gran Canaria rejects the Repsol statements

Repsol CEO and Chairman, Antonio Brufau, described as “third world” the Canarian opposition

Two migrants jump into sea from patera

Salvamento Marítimo intercepted a patera (open boat) Wednesday off the Punta de Maspalomas

Avocado cultivation areas increased 58%

Spain is the main avocado producer in Europe. Most of the avocados grown