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Farmers call for more police as rural thefts escalate

The Association of Farmers and Cattlemen of the Canary Islands (Asaga Canarias-Asaja) has appealed to the police authorities to strengthen their presence in the farms of the municipality of Vilaflor, specifically in the area of Trevejos, as well as in the highlands of Arona , San Miguel and Granadilla. Their plea comes in the wake of a repeated wave ...Full Article

Teenagers warned over dangerous prank

Police have issued a warning about “a very dangerous prank” after three teenagers threw stones at cars travelling through a busy tunnel. The trio were caught near the Vía ...Full Article

Ministry launches “Operation Summer” across Spain, including Canaries

On July 1st, Spain’s Ministry of the Interior will activate Operation Summer, which implies a reinforcement of security due to holidays, the increase in travel and the large influx ...Full Article

School children praised for their bravery after frightening coach crash

School-children from La Orotava have been praised for their bravery after the brakes on their bus failed and it plummeted 30ft down a ravine. Their school has co-mmended the ...Full Article

Decrease in Tenerife’s hotel occupancy is “cause for alert rather than concern”

Room occupancy in Tenerife is expected to fall by five per cent this summer but hoteliers say they are “watchful” rather than worried. The hotel and non-hotel establishments of ...Full Article

Tourists warned of short change scam

The Civil Guard is warning tourists to keep a look out for Egyptian and Mexican currency working its way into Spanish circulation. The Mexican five peso coin and the ...Full Article

Arona’s green areas to receive top priority

Tenerife Cabildo and Arona council have signed an agreement for the management of different green areas adjacent to the island roads that run through the municipality. The agreement was ...Full Article

New councillors pledge their best for Guia de Isora

Pedro Martín assumed the mayoralty of Guía de Isora for the seventh time in a row, six of them obtained by an absolute majority, after receiving 13 of the ...Full Article

Police sanctions for illegal fishing and sales

Santa Cruz police have seized 42 kilos of the traditional Canary white fish, gueldes which had been illegally caught in San Andrés. Police made the discovery after stopping to ...Full Article

Canaries and Galicia plan gastronomic link

The Canary Islands and Galicia want to find connections between both territories through gastronomy, an objective that was highlighted with a tasting of Galician products. The event was held ...Full Article
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