Category : Gran Canaria

by Buzzers - 1 day 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...

by Buzzers - 6 days ago

Ebola Crisis Sparks Scare on Gran Canaria Nudist Beach

Holidaymakers on a nudist beach in Gran Canaria were caught up in an Ebola scare on Wednesday when a boat of migrants from Sierra Leone landed.Several countries have brought in screening for travellers at airports but police were caught off guard by...

by Buzzers - 3 weeks 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 - 1 month 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 - 1 month ago

Canarian Wine Sector Under Threat by Trump

The US is one of the largest wine consumers in the world and important to The Canary Island Wine industryHowever, in a measure by the US administration from October 18th. would make “the cost of a bottle in a restaurant increase by about 50%, since t...

by Buzzers - 2 months ago

Gran Canaria Secures a Unesco Heritage Site

From German waterways to the ruins of Babylon, there was stiff competition to secure a place on the updated list of cultural heritage sites. Included this year is Gran Canaria’s picturesque Risco Caído and the Sacred Mountains.Risco Caído, in a vast...