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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 artistic work can already be seen in La Dehesa, a space chosen for its special relationship with traditional grazing on the island of El Hierro. The bronze ...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 ...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 ...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 ...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, ...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 ...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 ...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 ...Full Article

Chinese migrants smuggled into UK and Ireland via Canaries

Spanish police have dismantled a people-smuggling gang which used airports in the Canaries, including Tenerife, to get Chinese migrants into the UK for 30,000 euros each. ...Full Article

Fuerteventura’s heritage is neglected, says Cabildo

Fuerteventura needs to make more of its cultural heritage but there are parts of the island which are falling to bits, it has been claimed. The ...Full Article
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