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A fatal tragedy between brothers in Arguineguín

Tragedy struck in Arguineguín at around 21:30 on Monday night when a man, of about 50 years old, allegedly ended his own brother’s life with a replica Japanese sword, similar to a katana, after a heated argument.  The victim was well known among the local community. The Guardia Civil on Tuesday carried out…

F18s over Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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

Newsbrief: teacher alleged to have behaved sexually towards children detained in the north of Gran Canaria

Guardia civil detained a teacher earlier this month for violating the sexual freedom of several students to whom he taught private classes. The Guardia Civil detained the 25-year-old

Hoteliers say they will not pay false claims

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

Live fire exercise in Las Palmas

If you hear any loud explosions in the capital, don’t get too concerned. 

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 

Diesel fuel spill should disperse by Monday

The Naviera Armas ferry Volcán de Tamasite which collided on Friday

Investigation in to bus overtaking cyclists

The driver of a public transport Global Bus was filmed overtaking a group of cyclists

Five detained for “abrazo cariñoso” thefts in Mogán

Guardia Civil detained two men and two women last week

The Guardia Civil hunt brazen bank robber

The Guardia Civil are looking for a man who committed armed robbery at a bank

Two migrants jump into sea from patera

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

Searching for patera south of Gran Canaria

A Salvamento Marítimo (Maritime Rescue) Sasemar 103 aircraft and a rescue boat

Newsbrief: Man arrested while burying more than 1kg of cocaine

Guardia Civil arrested a 39-year-old man last week who they surprised while he was burying a large packet containing a kilo of cocaine in a Gran Canaria barranco ravine. The arrest was carried out as part of an operation deployed by the Guardia Civil’s Anti-Organized Crime and Anti-Drugs Team

International drugs & money laundering bust

The Guardia Civil’s recent operation ‘Deambular VI’, has led to the arrest of 12 people

Man dies on Puerto Rico beach

A 65-year-old man died Friday of a cardio-respiratory arrest on the beach in Puerto Rico

Ryanair employee caught with €39,000

Guardia Civil at Gran Canaria Airport detained a 20 year old Ryanair employee

59 migrants rescued, including a baby

The Salvamento Maritimo (Maritime Rescue) managed to save 59 people last Thursday

30 minute police chase ends in shots fired

National Police arrested a man of about 30 years of age, on Sunday, after a 30 minute chase

Newsbrief: Detained for allegedly impersonating a police officer in Mogán

Guardia Civil from their Main Post in Puerto Rico -Mogán on the night of  February 1 detained a 28 year old with the initials M.M.C, and with numerous previous police records, as having allegedly committed theft and accused of “usurpation of public functions”. Investigations began on January 26, when the victim

Newsbrief: Suspected tourist credit card fraudsters arrested in Mogán

The Guardia Civil Main Post in Puerto Rico de Mogán detained two people, with initials S.D. And A.K., accused of fraud. Both are foreign residents of Asian origin and employees of an electronics shop located in the municipality of Mogán. An investigation began as a result of a complaint to Guardia Civil

Newsbrief: Guardia Civil detained a Moroccan in Las Palmas for glorifying terrorism

An operation in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on 17 January, has resulted in the arrest of a 30-year-old Moroccan citizen, initials A.Z, as the alleged perpetrator of an offense under anti-terrorism legislation. It was the result of collaboration

Electronics store fraud arrest in Mogán area

Guardia Civil at the main Mogán post in Puerto Rico, have arrested a 36 year old foreign

Circus animals back in the capital

The caged circus animals, that several citizens had publicly complained should not be

German was shot on sailboat in port

Guardia Civil officers are investigating the death of a German citizen

Gunshot victim found dead in Arguineguín

The body of a man with a gunshot wound has been recovered from the waters