Archive for: December, 2007

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow�

The cold front that harassed the Canary Islands for two days left in its wake 6 centimetres of snow on the Canadas del Teide and roads were closed to enable clearing.Two flights were cancelled at La Gomera airport. The island of Las Palmas received more intense rain. The Meteorological Centre in Santa Cruz de Tenerife […]


Ladies and Gentlemen:This Christmas I send a message of hope and confidence in the future to every home on our island.This is the most dearly loved time of the year; a time for good will, a time when joy and best wishes become truly important.It is the season when we strengthen our closest ties and […]

Tickets for the first concerts of 2008 now on sale

Five shows ranging from dance with Sara Baras, bossa nova with Toquinho, electronic music with Marlango, vocal jazz with Elin to folk fusion with Luar Na Lubre. Music available to all and for all kinds of tastes.


The supermarket will be open from 14 December 2007 to 5 January 2008 in the C�rculo de Bellas Artes (Fine Arts Association) in Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

Domestic Violence

It will provide advice, intervention and support of a social, legal and psychological nature.This service is intended to respond to the right for integral assistance, in accordance with the principles of permanent attention, specialized provisions and multidiscipline of professions established by the current legislation regarding victims of gender violence. (Constitutional Law 1/2004, 28 December).  It […]

Christmas in Lights

Nativity scene competitions, street markets and open-air concerts are just some of the events that take place. The firework exhibition on New Year’s Eve in the Plaza de España in the capital is enjoyed by many in a festive period that lasts until Epiphany known as Reyes (the three wise men) (6th January).


The Island Cabildo of Tenerife, through the Department of Sustainability, Territory and the Environment, in collaboration with the State Office for Educative Promotion of the Council for Education, Universities, Culture and Sports of the Government of the Canary Islands, has initiated the third edition of the “REC�CLOPE” Program of educative – environmental visits to the […]

Christmas Clean Up

The resort towns of Los Cristianos and Playa de las Americas will have a double shift of rubbish collection in times of greater influx of visitors and tourists, such as Christmas, Easter and summer, says councillor Sosa, who notes that this initiative is the result of a meeting with businessmen in the municipality.   "We […]

Local News Round Up

First Tram StrikeApproximately 99% of the workers employed by Metropolitan Tenerife (MTSA), gathered last Wednesday night and decided to endorse the call for an indefinite strike proposed by Inter Canaria (CI). Thus, the live tram live service is suffering its first labour dispute since its launch. Enrique Castro, a member of the strike committee of […]


The answer of the Prize Sudoku from Issue 531 (07.12.07) was: 55The Winner of the goodie bag is:Mariylnne BrownYou have until the 10th January to pick up and use your prizes from the Canarian Weekly offices in Las Chafiras.

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