Clarification of some points re drivers licences

 

There is still some confusion regarding the changes in the laws regarding exchanging driver’s licences. We are going to endeavour to clarify all outstanding matters for the readers.

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New campaign for Canary tourism message

 

The Canary Government is urging everyone involved in the tourism industry across the islands to fly the flag for the archipelago.

A new campaign has been launched to bring together all sectors who are considered the face of Canary tourism.

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Prostitute earnings in GDP quota!

 

Around 600,000 women are working as prostitutes in Spain and are not being co-erced to do so, a new report reveals.

Last year, according to the Spanish press, the European Union changed the criteria for calculating each countries income or gross domestic product (GDP). Strangely, this now includes how much prostitutes bring in towards this amount and it is estimated that they actually contribute 0.35 [...]

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Canaries “optimistic” about recovering Spanish market

 

The Canary Islands has closed its presence at the 35th FITUR travel fair with good prospects for the recovery of the domestic market.

Deputy minister for tourism, Ricardo Fernández de la Puente Armas said they anticipated an increase of four per cent in the number of air spaces from the mainland which equates to 90,000 more seats.

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Special Fuerteventura tomato makes a comeback

 

A new tomato has arrived on the scene after an absence of half a century and it’s all thanks to pioneers on Fuerteventura.

Farmers and the Cabildo got together to reintroduce the “Special Fuerteventura” which was last grown in the 1960s before it was abandoned.

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Making Los Abrigos even prettier

 

Granadilla council has promised to keep on improving the environment of Los Abrigos.

Over the coming months, various projects are to be carried out, including repairs to the pavements and installation of a new sports and recreational facility next to the school. A large children’s playground next to a gym will also be remodelled to appeal to a broader range of users.

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E.S.T.A. Spring production

 

After its  successful pantomime, “Cinderella” in November, and its general meeting in January, the members of E.S.T.A., the English Speaking Theatrical Association are now rehearsing the Association’s spring production.

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Arrecife to host major walk for over-60s

 

A major walking event for the over 60s is being organised by Lanzarote Cabildo in association with the seven municipalities of the island.

An open invitation is being extended to all those eligible to take part in the “Paseo para Mayores” on Saturday, March 28th.

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Little 108 has Lion sales roaring

 

IT’S the smallest car in the Peugeot range but the 108 is a little Lion helping the French company roar to top sales figures.

The UK new car market rose by 9.9 per cent last year but Peugeot’s increase was higher – a 12 per cent increase over 2013 with 52,792 sold.

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Amazing find as residents unearth aboriginal pots

 

An amazing find on Fuerteventura has uncovered a vital part of of the history of thousands of years ago.

Walkers and residents of Pájara noticed what they thought was pieces of pottery pertruding from the ground following heavy rain.

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