Category Archives: Canary Islands

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Car thief arrested at Mount Teide

A car thief who specialized in stealing cars from tourists stopping to look at mount teide was arrested after crashing a stolen car. While tourists were parked at look-out spots and taking…

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Oktober festival in Gran Canaria

If you happen to be on Gran Canaria between 10th and 12th October so please take the opportunity to visit this German beer festival. For the second year in a row,…

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The noise from oil drilling can harm whales

The test drillings outside the Canary Islands can create noise of up to 180 decibels that can harm whales and dolphins in a large area. The scientific reports that Repsol was using to apply…

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Credit card scammers arrested in Gran Canaria

The owner and staff members of a night club in Playa del Inglés arrested for drugging clients and charging them for services they did not order. The police started an…

Celebrity Eclipse

7,000 cruise tourists to Las Palmas this weekend

This Sunday three large cruise ships with a total of 7,000 tourists are arriving the harbor La Luz in Las Palmas. At the port tourist guides are ready and to…

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The Canary Islands may become a new oil field

Government authorizes Repsol to drill for oil in the Canary Islands. The Ministry of Industry has granted Repsol permission to make up to three exploration wells for oil in the…

Lanzarote, playa de Famara

Canaries do not want oil extraction

Last Monday Canarian president Paulino Rivero had a meeting with oil company Repsol’s chairman Antonio Brufau to prevent the company’s plans for oil drilling off the coast of Lanzarote and…