Category Archives: Canary Islands

Ryanair

Ryanair passengers forced to pay for taxi and ferry

A plane heading from Dublin to Lanzarote last saturday was forced to land on Fuerteventura due to severe thunderstorms. Even though Ryanair promised to arrange bus and ferry tickets for the…

maxorata goat cheese

The world’s best cheese

Recently the goat cheese Maxorata from Fuerteventura was voted as the world’s best cheese during the international cheese championship “the World Cheese Awards 2014” in London. The paprika cheese Maxorata joins a long…

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Restaurant manager criticizes All-Inclusive

One of the biggest restaurant owners on Tenerife criticizes the practice of all-inclusive vacations. Lorenzo Reverón and his family owns several restaurants in Tenerife and says in an interview with…

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British man drowned in Fuerteventura

A 65 year old british man drowned yesterday at Playa de Jandía in Pájara, Fuerteventura. The alarm central was alered at  14.35 after other bathers had found the man in the water….

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Mercadona is coming to Lanzarote

The supermarket chain Mercadona, which is considered one of Spain’s most successful, opens on Lanzarote today. The new store is located in the industrial area Argan Baja with 60 employees….

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100.000 euros on anti-oil campaign

The Canarian government defends their descision to spend 100.000 euros on a campaign to halt drilling in Canarian waters. The local government has been criticised for spending money on this campaign but Finance Minister Javier…

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Carla’s journey from Tenerife to Madrid

55 years ago a boy was born in the village of Guimar on the island of Tenerife. Today the same individual is named Carla Delgado, she is a politician of…

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Ebola fear on nudist beach

A boat with 21 African refugees in poor condition drifted ashore the Maspalomas beach on Gran Canaria yesterday. It was beach cleaners who first spotted the boat of refugees and in them morning…

Protests against oil drillings

Mass demonstrations against test drilling

Tomorrow Saturday 18 October at 6 p.m. there will be mass demonstrations on all 8 Canary Islands against oil drillings. There will even be som demonstrations in Barcelona, Madrid and Málaga. Over…

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Gran Canaria becomes airbase for Ebola transport

The UN has asked the Spanish Foreign Ministry for permission to make use of Gran Canaria airport as a base for transport to the Ebola-hit countries in Africa. United Nations…