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Archive for: May, 2008

Puzzle Solutions – Ed 554

Puzzle Solutions – Ed 554

Puzzle Solutions – Ed 554

Answer from Issue 553 (23.05.08) was: 49The Winner of the goodie bag is: Gemma BarberYou have until the 27th June to pick up and use your prizes from the Canarian Weekly offices in Las Chafiras.

Spanish Economy

In full control of the Government and questioned by the opposition leader, Mariano Rajoy, the president Jos� Luis Rodr�guez Zapatero acknowledged that an adjustment is taking place "more intense than expected", which he attributed to the financial crisis, the escalation of oil and raw material prices. The chairman of the executive insisted that Spain is […]

Frankenstein – Carnival 2009

For many years the theme of carnival has caused controversy and this year promises to be no different with the theme of Frankenstein.     The work, of the artist Gonzalo Lu�s Fern�ndez, and entitled ‘Monster Dancer’, was selected last week among other 103 submitted to the public tender convened in the capital of Tenerife. […]

Blue Flag Beaches

The regional Ministry of Health reported yesterday that a total of twenty-five canary beaches and two ports have been awarded the Blue Flag 2008, reflecting recognition of the health quality of the beaches, following the inspection. In this case, the Las Teresitas beach has been, and also for the sixth consecutive year, not received Blue […]

International Turtle Day

The Loro Parque Foundation organised a virtual educational workshop about sea turtles for all schools in Spain this week. From the Aquarium of Loro Parque a video conference was held using a submarine webcam so various schools can connect online with the workshop “Dive with turtles” and were able to observe two rescued turtles swimming […]

Ferry Repairs

Fred.Olsen Express plans to return to the usual timetable after Friday, 13 June 2008. Shown below are the provisional timetables that will apply from 02 June to 13 June: For more information, clients can call the Information and Booking Office of Fred.Olsen Express (902 100 107), consult the Web www.fredolsen.es or call in at their […]

International Year of the Potato

The United Nation’s International Year of the Potato, the importance of this vegetable for the local diet and agriculture, an alarming reduction in production caused by recent meteorological conditions, and the protection and promotion of unique varieties traditionally grown in Tenerife are the parameters behind the various initiatives promoted by the Cabildo de Tenerife (Tenerife […]

Tenerife stages second International Film Music Festival

Star guest at the second edition of Tenerife’s International Film Music Festival (Fimucit�) taking place from 23-29 June is Spanish composer Fernando Vel�zquez, winner of the Spanish Music Awards best soundtrack of the year for the film The Orphanage (El Orfanato),  following his nomination in the same category for Spain’s Goya Awards. Vel�zquez, who hails […]

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