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by Buzzers - 7 months ago

Canary Islands Will Avoid Payment of Medicines to Pensioners

The president of the Canary Islands, Ángel Víctor Torres, announced on Saturday that until the central executive agrees to eliminate the pharmaceutical co-payment, his cabinet will seek an administrative formula for pensioners who receive less than €18,000 p.a. do not pay anything for their medic...

by Buzzers - 7 months ago

Ice Cream Hit and Run!

New Years's Day started with a bang in an ice cream parlor on Maritime Avenue. A driver drove a car into the ice cream shop located in front of the Arrecife Yacht Club. The event took place around 08.30. For reasons that are unknown, the vehicle crashed into the protection fences and one of the t...

by Buzzers - 7 months ago

79 Year Old Man Rescued in Puerto del Carmen

A special stretcher was used today in a rescue of a 79 year old German man who suffered a fall at the pier of Muelle Chico in Puerto del Carmen. The rescuers had to form a chain to use the stretcher in order to get him on to firm ground. After removing him from the rock he was taken to Molina Oro...

by Buzzers - 7 months ago

Young Man Drowned on Fuerteventura Beach

A young man, whose age is unknown at this time, has died, drowning on Saturday afternoon on the Nido de las Águilas beach, in the Parador area, in Puerto del Rosario. He was suffering from apnea (during apnea, there is no movement of the muscles of inhalation). The incident happened around 17:00,...

by Buzzers - 7 months ago

Taxi Driver in Critical Condition

UPDATE: 02.01.2020 - The taxi driver has since died in hospital from his injuries.The driver of the car involved in a crash with a taxi in Playa Blanca on Christmas morning tested positive for drugs and alcohol, as confirmed by the Civil Guard. According to witnesses to the crash, the vehicle in w...

by Buzzers - 7 months ago

Police Smash Drug Ring Six Arrested in Lanzarote

39 people have been arrested in the provinces of Pontevedra, Orense, Zaragoza, Toledo, Madrid, Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Las Palmas. Civil Guard, National Police with the Tax Agency have been investigating for more than a year and have managed to completely dismantle an important criminal network,...

by Buzzers - 7 months ago

Soccer Player Dies in Traffic Accident in Costa Teguise

The accident took place at 9.50 pm on Friday night when Semi Hernández hit a palm tree in Las Palmas Avenue, Costa Teguise. He had a heart attack and the Emergency Services were unsuccessful in trying to save him. He was 32 and a footballer of several Lanzarote clubs, including the UD Lanzaro...

by Buzzers - 7 months ago

Environmental Protection Agency Demolishes an Illegal House in La Geria

The Canary Islands Agency for the Protection of the Natural Environment has initiated the demolition of a single-family house built illegally in the Protected Landscape of La Geria 20 years ago, after the Supreme Court refused to save the construction even though the Tinajo City Council granted it a...

by Buzzers - 7 months ago

The Completed Costa Calma Pecenescal Highway Opens to Traffic

The Ministry of Public Works, Transportation and Housing of the Government of the Canary Islands has opened the new stretch of the Costa Calma-Pecenescal highway, in the municipality of Pájara, after works are completed. The official opening of a segment of the road was attended by numerous politici...

by Buzzers - 7 months ago

Strong Winds Topple César Manrique's Work

The strong wind affecting the island today has knocked down the Mirador del Río symbol, made of iron and located at the gates of the Tourist Centre.The new CEO of the Tourist Centres, Benjamín Perdomo, considers the incident, which occurred in the early hours, “as faithful reflection of the total...

by Buzzers - 8 months ago

First Cardiac Transplant in The Canary Islands

Dr. Negrín Hospital carried out the heart transplant for a 63-year-old man on Wednesday using a healthy and compatible organ from a local donor. The operation at the hospital lasted 4 hours. Dr. Negrín will be in the history books of Gran Canaria as the day they performed the first heart transplant...

by Buzzers - 8 months ago

BuzzFm Back on January 1st 2020

BuzzFm is back on January 1st. Fresh, rebuilt and ready for 2020. Our distictive mix of sunshine feelgood music and information which became part of Island culture, is here again. All your favourites and more in the new line up. BuzzFm is broadcasting on the internet through the Amazon network...

by Buzzers - 8 months ago

Tesco Comes To Mainland Spain

The new Food Co. store in the Puerto de Mazarrón opened on Tuesday 5th November at 11:00 as promised, the aisles absolutely packed with shoppers who had come along to see whether the promise of Tesco branded products would happen.Few could be disappointed on either count, with around 7,500 lines on...

by Buzzers - 9 months ago

Lanzarote to Tackle Island’s Chronic Mobility Problems

The Canary Islands Government and the Cabildo will create a joint commission to solve the mobility and road problems of Lanzarote.The Minister of Public Works, Transportation and Housing of the Canary Islands Government, Sebastián Franquis, was received by the president of the Cabildo de Lanzarote,...

by Buzzers - 10 months ago

Yellow Flag on Almost all the Beaches of Lanzarote

Almost all of the island's beaches are on Saturday with yellow flags, as reported by the Security and Emergency Consortium. Also next to Famara beach, La Garita beach in Arrieta also has a red flag.The only beaches where the green flag flies for now are those located in the south of the island, spec...