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Las Palmas cancels carnival but continues with small parades and fairs

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 09:57
The City Council says that uncertainty of the situation makes it impossible for the acts and groups to prepare for something that could be cancelled a

Canaries adds 49 outbreaks with 335 infected, 30 of them hospitalized

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 09:57
The Ministry of Health has decided to repeat some diagnostic tests carried out in El Hierro after 60 people tested positive in just one day...

Property sales have dropped by over 60% in the Canary Islands

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 09:57
The archipelago's real estate market leads the national slowdown due to the coronavirus pandemic in recent months...

Covid update: Active cases down again with 259 discharges and only 64 new cases

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 09:57
It's generally good news all round again, as new cases are in the

A boat with 72 people including 19 minors onboard, arrives in Los Cristianos

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 18:45
The cayuco was first spotted at around 10.40am this morning when it was about nine kilometres from the Punta de Rasca lighthouse…

Flu vaccination campaign starts tomorrow in the Canary Islands

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 18:45
This year health experts are emphasizing the importance of flu vaccination, particularly for the over 60’s, given the co-existence of the Covid-19 pan

Police called to hotel as couple smash up room, find man with 41 convictions against him

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 18:45
The agents found cocaine, hashish, amphetamines, and a knife in the man's belongings in a hotel in Puerto de la Cruz…

Arrested for spitting at people and not wearing a mask

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 18:45
The owner of the shop called police explaining about the man outside his premises bothering customers…

The State begins to move immigrants from Lanzarote to mainland Spain

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 15:45
the Red Cross is taking care of adult immigrants who arrive on boats to the island through an agreement with the State

Facebook banning ads discouraging vaccination

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 15:45
Social media site will allow ads focused on vaccine policy as it launches campaign to provide flu vaccine information…


Wed, 10/14/2020 - 09:45
Aena Canarias say they are “ready to collaborate" if officially requested by the Ministry of Health and if protocols can be met...

Canaries Tourism companies criticize the ‘inaction and irresponsibility’ of the Spanish Government

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 09:45
They say the Government opposes every suggestion and blocks every proposal the Canaries makes, and that there is still no date to negotiate safe corri

Aviation industry asks for Covid-19 testing to avoid collapse of airlines

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 09:45
The Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) estimates that 46 million jobs are at risk...

Covid update: 62 new cases, the lowest daily figure since August 9th

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 09:45
According to the latest data from the Ministry of Health the Canary Islands now has

Lanzarote has four new cases and 36 medical discharges from Covid today

Tue, 10/13/2020 - 21:39
Active cases have been reduced to 66, of which six remain hospitalized...

Fuerteventura registers one new case in three days and actives reduce to 57

Tue, 10/13/2020 - 21:39
In the last three days there have been 25 epidemiological discharges...

Five detained at Lanzarote airport with false passports

Tue, 10/13/2020 - 18:39
The men, of Moroccan nationality, tried to board flights to Madrid and Valencia…

The Canary Islands propose to be a ‘European Tourism Observatory’ for EU countries

Tue, 10/13/2020 - 15:39
The Government seeks to be a source of data analysis and evaluation that helps other countries make decisions for the reactivation of tourism in their

The law that regulates teleworking comes into force today

Tue, 10/13/2020 - 12:38
Distance work will now be considered regular if it reaches at least 30% of the working day or the equivalent proportional percentage of the work contr