Category : Lanzarote

by Buzzers - 7 months ago

Fred Olsen Ship Crashes into the Playa Blanca Pier

Three women were slightly injured when Fred Olsen's ship crashed into the Playa Blanca dock. The collision occurred while the ship was making docking maneuvers. The accident took place around 8.25 pm this Sunday. As reported by the shipping compan...

by Buzzers - 8 months ago

The Telemon Saga Near Los Marmoles Arrecife Continues

The Telemon Saga Near Los Marmoles Continues The navy have had to abandon the removal of the ship due to problems with the demolition operator, who did not present a tax certificate of compliance, or offcial documentation to justify the authorisatio...

by Buzzers - 8 months ago

New Direct Friday Flight to Paris

César Manrique-Lanzarote Airport has launched a new route that connects with Paris on Fridays . It is a direct connection that will be operational during the winter season, which runs from October 27, 2019 to March 28, 2020. The new route, operate...

by Buzzers - 8 months ago

Lanzarote Resists The Tourist Recession

In spite of the bad tourism figures and the setbacks suffered with the collapse of Thomas Cook and the closure of the Lanzarote base of Ryanair, the arrival of tourists to the island has only dropped by 1.2% in December and 0.5% throughout the year....

by Buzzers - 8 months ago

Paella Cannabis Poisoning in Arrecife

About ten people were admitted last Saturday to the Molina Orosa Hospital after suffering intoxication due to a possible involuntary use of cannabis. According to those affected, the drug could have been hidden in a paella they shared that afternoon...

by Buzzers - 8 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 c...

by Buzzers - 8 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 rem...

by Buzzers - 8 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. Acc...

by Buzzers - 8 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...

by Buzzers - 9 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...

by Buzzers - 11 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 recei...

by Buzzers - 11 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...

by Buzzers - 11 months ago

High Tide, Floods Lake Jameos del Agua

The Jameos del Agua lake was completely flooded on Tuesday by the so-called 'Tidal Pine'.High tide flooded the small dance floor and the catwalk that is next to the lake, some tourists chose to take off their shoes to walk through it.