Category : Islands

by Buzzers - 15 hours ago

Scammers Beware in Lanzarote!

The Provincial Court has ratified a two-year prison sentence from the Criminal Court number 3 of Arrecife that gave a defendant of committing fraud after charging 4,000 euros to carry out works in a house in Arrecife that was not carried out. The...

by Buzzers - 1 day ago

The Motorhome Association Arrives in Lanzarote

The Recreational Cultural Association of Motorhomes for Lanzarote (ACRAL) will celebrate on November 22nd, 23rd and 24th its fifth time on the island, to which about 140 vehicles have already been registered both from Lanzarote and from other parts o...

by Buzzers - 2 days ago

Local Chief of Police Dismissed

The mayor of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Augusto Hidalgo, explained yesterday that "the loss of confidence" in the former head of the Local Police, Carlos Saavedra Brichis, was the trigger for his dismissal and immediate replacement by Carmen Delia M...

by Buzzers - 4 days ago

New Health Centre Open in Costa Teguise

The new Costa Teguise health centre by Teguise Greens on which works began in April 2018, has already opened its doors. As confirmed by the director of the Health Area of Lanzarote, Noelia Umpiérrez, the office went into operation on Monday. As expla...

by Buzzers - 1 week ago

Shocking Cases of Cruel Dog Fighting due Before Courts

Eight people are facing court and possible lengthy prison sentences following a police raid on dog fighting in Tenerife which caused widespread shock in February of 2017. The Prosecutor’s office is said to be asking for a total of 38 years in pris...

by Buzzers - 1 week ago

César Manrique Arrecife Waterfall to be Restored

César Manrique, son of Arrecife is being commemorated in what would be his centenary this year, with the restoration of this feature waterfall and night lighting effects, taking advantage of the existing slope in the Morro de la Elvira, the highest l...

by Buzzers - 1 week ago

Jet2 to Increase Seats to 56,000 this Winter

The president of the Cabildo of Lanzarote, María Dolores Corujo, and the Island Tourism Promotion Advisor, Ángel Vázquez, held a meeting with high-ranking officials of Jet2 on Tuesday, closing a deal to increase to almost 56,000 flights for this wint...

by Buzzers - 1 week ago

A Year With 15 Million Tourists

The Canary Islands will close 2019 with more than 15 million tourists, a third of them British, despite the challenges that the sector has faced this year. These are the forecasts announced yesterday by the president of the tourist community, Ángel V...

by Buzzers - 2 weeks ago

Thomas Cook Employees To Receive €500 per Month

The Ministry of Economy, Knowledge and Employment of the Government of the Canary Islands will grant aid of 500 euros per month for a maximum of four months to workers affected by the bankruptcy of the tour operator British Thomas Cook. This...

by Buzzers - 2 weeks ago

Cheaper Petrol for Lanzarote

The meeting of The Cabildo of Lanzarote, held on Thursday, has approved the elimination of the levy on petrol, the so-called fuel rate The removal of this rate will start on January 1st, 2020, so as not to cause any mistakes in the current budget ye...

by Buzzers - 2 weeks ago

Judiciary Suspends Arrecife Judge Lis for Six Months

The General Council of the Judiciary has decided to suspend Judge Rafael Lis from his duties for six months, when he considers that he committed a "very serious" offense in the processing of a case in which he had an "indirect interest. Lis's wife...

by Buzzers - 2 weeks ago

Jellyfish Alert in Lanzarote

The Security and Emergency Consortium has warned of the presence of jellyfish on several beaches of the island, specifically in La Garita de Arrieta, in Las Cucharas of Costa Teguise, and in El Reducto de Arrecife. However, despite their presence, b...