Category : Islands

by Buzzers - 2 years ago

Tragedy Avoided on the Coast of Moya, Gran Canaria

The two occupants who were travelling in the plane landed in the sea this Sunday in the town of El Altillo, in the municipality of Moya, Gran Canaria. They were unharmed and able to reach the coast by themselves. The pilot's expertise was key to prev...

by Buzzers - 2 years ago

New Direct Friday Flight to Paris

César Manrique-Lanzarote Airport has launched a new route that connects with Paris on Fridays . It is a direct connection that will be operational during the winter season, which runs from October 27, 2019 to March 28, 2020. The new route, operate...

by Buzzers - 2 years ago

Anti-Drug Operation with Police Officers Among Detainees

The Udyco of the National Police, the Eco of the Civil Guard and the Customs Surveillance Agency jointly carried out this Thursday a macro anti-drug operation in different parts of the island of Gran Canaria. The detainees could include National Poli...

by Buzzers - 2 years ago

Lanzarote Resists The Tourist Recession

In spite of the bad tourism figures and the setbacks suffered with the collapse of Thomas Cook and the closure of the Lanzarote base of Ryanair, the arrival of tourists to the island has only dropped by 1.2% in December and 0.5% throughout the year....

by Buzzers - 2 years ago

Paella Cannabis Poisoning in Arrecife

About ten people were admitted last Saturday to the Molina Orosa Hospital after suffering intoxication due to a possible involuntary use of cannabis. According to those affected, the drug could have been hidden in a paella they shared that afternoon...

by Buzzers - 2 years ago

Ryanair Slams The Door in The Canary Islands

Ryanair has carried out its threat and closed its bases this morning. Workers had not received their letter of dismissal, something Ryanair should have done 15 days ago by law. Until yesterday only six cabin crew had been relocated as well as 25%...

by Buzzers - 2 years ago

Canary Islands Will Avoid Payment of Medicines to Pensioners

The president of the Canary Islands, Ángel Víctor Torres, announced on Saturday that until the central executive agrees to eliminate the pharmaceutical co-payment, his cabinet will seek an administrative formula for pensioners who receive less than...

by Buzzers - 2 years ago

Ice Cream Hit and Run!

New Years's Day started with a bang in an ice cream parlor on Maritime Avenue. A driver drove a car into the ice cream shop located in front of the Arrecife Yacht Club. The event took place around 08.30. For reasons that are unknown, the vehicle c...

by Buzzers - 2 years ago

79 Year Old Man Rescued in Puerto del Carmen

A special stretcher was used today in a rescue of a 79 year old German man who suffered a fall at the pier of Muelle Chico in Puerto del Carmen. The rescuers had to form a chain to use the stretcher in order to get him on to firm ground. After rem...

by Buzzers - 2 years ago

Young Man Drowned on Fuerteventura Beach

A young man, whose age is unknown at this time, has died, drowning on Saturday afternoon on the Nido de las Águilas beach, in the Parador area, in Puerto del Rosario. He was suffering from apnea (during apnea, there is no movement of the muscles of i...

by Buzzers - 2 years ago

Taxi Driver in Critical Condition

UPDATE: 02.01.2020 - The taxi driver has since died in hospital from his injuries.The driver of the car involved in a crash with a taxi in Playa Blanca on Christmas morning tested positive for drugs and alcohol, as confirmed by the Civil Guard. Acc...

by Buzzers - 2 years ago

Police Smash Drug Ring Six Arrested in Lanzarote

39 people have been arrested in the provinces of Pontevedra, Orense, Zaragoza, Toledo, Madrid, Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Las Palmas. Civil Guard, National Police with the Tax Agency have been investigating for more than a year and have managed to c...

by Buzzers - 2 years ago

Soccer Player Dies in Traffic Accident in Costa Teguise

The accident took place at 9.50 pm on Friday night when Semi Hernández hit a palm tree in Las Palmas Avenue, Costa Teguise. He had a heart attack and the Emergency Services were unsuccessful in trying to save him. He was 32 and a footballer of...