Archive for: February, 2007

Grid Jig Answers – 490


The answer of the Prize Sudoku from Issue 489 (16.02.07) was: 40The Winner of the goodie bag is:Chris ClarkYou have until the 23rd March to pick up and use your prizes from the Canarian Weekly offices in Las Chafiras.


1. California   2. Romania   3. The Tay   4. Venezuela   5. Helsinki   6. Mali   7. Glasgow   8. Argentina   9. White   10. Australia

Live Arico 10th Anniversary Dinner & Cabaret

This is a night not to be missed! Rodeo Restaurante is something totally different, all you can eat from the charcoal grilled meats which are brought around continually and served from swords, the most amazing salad bar, vegetables and hot buffet bar with potatoes, rice etc, sweets, wine, beer and soft drinks all included during […]

Train to the south one stop closer!

The decision was taken after studying each of the 43 protests that were presented to the Cabildo over the location of the tracks in detail, 11 from official entities, eight from different town councils, four from political groups, four from neighbourhood associations and 24 from businesses and private persons. The future railway will cover 80 […]

Valle Sports centre

The bulldozers began levelling out the 23,000m2 plot in the Cruz del Guanche area of the town a few weeks ago in preparation for one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken by Arona town council, considering that the total budget for the centre is 12M euros with the largest contribution coming from town hall […]

Almost two hundred political asylum seekers so far this year

It must be mentioned that in the whole of 2006 with the thousands of immigrants who reached Canarian shores the number of “political refugees” was only slightly more than the numbers already registered in the first part of 2007. This is, it would seem a different form of illegal immigration. Unlike the West Africans who […]

Primary kids are prepared for the new tramway

A hundred and seventy nine children from the Las Retamas Primary School in Ofra near Santa Cruz were the first to attend the road safety workshops organised by the island Cabildo. After receiving a short explanation the pupils were taken round a road circuit, some on bikes, others on foot and others imitating the new […]

Unelco pylon plans going well

The most advanced section of the new line is that around San Isidro where a number of pylons have already been erected. The next step will be to carefully plan the direction of the cables between the pylons over the twenty five kilometres which cross the boundaries of no four different boroughs namely Granadilla, San […]

Caja Canarias helps Tinduf refugees

In response to an appeal made by the Asociacion Canaria de Amistad con el  Pueblo Saharaui ACAPS which exists to provide support for the 200,000 refugees who are forced to live in the camp under precarious conditions as they have no where else to go. In an official communication the bank announced that the food […]

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