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La Palma acts over cave plundering with new visitor plans

La Palma’s Cabildo is working towards the protection and accessibility to the Cueva del Tendal. Protecting the archaeological site and, at the same time, allowing visits and tours of a part of the caves, in the Barranco de San Juan, is one of the objectives set by the Cabildo in terms of heritage. To this end, the Minister of ...Full Article

Salmonella outbreak affects at least 31 in Lanzarote

Health chiefs in the Canaries have been investigating a major outbreak of food poisoning in Lanzarote. Initially, only a few people were thought to have been affected by salmonella ...Full Article

Stunning new sculpture is also a shelter

El Hierro is paying tribute to the traditional shepherd with a new large-format bronze sculpture by Manuel González. The Cabildo officially received the sculpture which cost 70,000 euros. This ...Full Article

Lanzarote sets its sights on worldwide music festival fame

Lanzarote wants to become known as a tourist destination for top-level music festivals of all kinds The island’s Cabildo is working on a new branding and says diversification is ...Full Article

Canaries even more popular for cruises as numbers increase

The number of cruise passengers received by the Canary Islands reached 1.4 million as at July, which represents an increase of ten per cent over the first seven months ...Full Article

New survey gives Canary hospitals high scores for patient satisfaction

People may moan about the hospitals in Spain as much as they do in the UK but according to a new survey, the health service in the Canaries isn’t ...Full Article

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 ...Full Article

Canary Government pledges to fight effects of global warming on the islands

The Canary Government has declared a state of climatic emergency in the islands. This does not mean Mount Teide is about to erupt or the sun is getting too ...Full Article

Police detect “Rivotril mafia gangs” in Canaries

National Police have opened an investigation in the islands for the alleged illicit trafficking of the “panic disorder” drug Rivotril. The alert was raised by different pharmacies in the ...Full Article

Marvel filming in Lanzarote will need environmental impact report

The new Marvel movie “The Eternals”, which is scheduled to be shot from November in Lanzarote, will need an impact study to start filming as it will be done ...Full Article
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