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La Gomera to see more Giant Lizards in the wild

Wildlife experts are so pleased with the success of a breeding programme to save La Gomera’s Giant Lizard that more young reptiles are to be introduced in new parts of the island. Around 400 specimens are being raised in captivity in the specialist centre in Valle Gran Rey, of which 70 correspond to new births. There were only three ...Full Article

Shocking cases of cruel dog fighting in Canaries due before courts

Eight people are facing court and possible lengthy prison sentences following a police raid on dog fighting in Tenerife which caused widespread shock in February of 2017. The Prosecutor’s ...Full Article

Hiker found dead in ravine after La Palma search

A major search and rescue mission on La Palma had a sad outcome. The emergency services had been alerted just after 10pm that a hiker had fallen down a ...Full Article

“Silbo” training made available throughout La Gomera

La Gomera’s Cabildo is continuing with its pledge to bring the learning of its historic “whistling” language, Silbo to all corners of the island. For the third year, a ...Full Article

New 11 million euro wind farm planned for Lanzarote

A new wind farm on Lanzarote is on the cards as arrangements for the installation in Arrecife move another step forward. The project, which will be located in the ...Full Article

Fight continues in Fuerteventura to get renovation go-ahead for Hotel Riu Oliva Beach

Workers at the Hotel Riu Oliva Beach in Fuerteventura have reacted with anger and dismay after learning that it could be another month before a long-awaited renovation licence is ...Full Article

Relive the first stage of Christopher Columbus’s epic trip

The Huelva-La Gomera Oceanic Regatta will be held from August 29th to September 5th next year, it has been announced. Details of the 13th edition of the “America in ...Full Article

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 ...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
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