Archive for: June, 2016

Brexit and consequences

By Mariano Zunino TODAY at some stage we will discover the intentions of the British people. The smart money suggest that the ‘Remain’ camp will win. But what are the consequences if the referendum vote in the UK is to leave the EU? Actually, from a legal point of view, nothing would happen. European legislation […]

Adopt, and make their day

Accion del Sol news ADOPTED dogs from our refuge, of all breeds, ages and sizes, make such lovely pets, and it gives them a fresh start to their lives. Be assured that every dog is fully micro-chipped, passported, injected, treated for heartworm and comes with a clean bill of health from our resident vets. Incidentally, […]

Kids live the dream, from riches to crocs

TENERIFE Isla Sur Lion’s Club is certainly living up to its goals and aspirations to serve, assist and bring joy and hope to needy people in every community around the world. Barely two weeks have passed since a seven-day, fun-packed “dream holiday” was organised for under-privileged children from the UK and Poland. The trip began […]

Adeje beaches earn a high-five accolade

ADEJE Mayor José Miguel Rodríguez and Ricardo Redondas, the regional Department of Health’s Director-General along with representatives of those in charge of the borough’s beaches, raised Blue Flags over the beaches of Troya I and II, Fañabe, El Duque and Torviscas. In fact, Adeje’s total of five is the most earned by any borough – […]

Valencia’s Cardinal is target for angry gays

PROSECUTORS are investigating a Spanish cardinal for possibly encouraging a criminal act with remarks he made recently about the gay community. Valencia’s provincial prosecutor’s office studied a recent speech made by Cardinal Antonio Canizares, in which he said “powers such as the gay empire” promoted the rise of movements against the Christian family. Cardinal Canizares, […]

Cultural learning route for students

SEVENTY students from the IES Adeje Secondary School took part in an inter-cultural visit to discover more about different peoples living peacefully, side by side, in their borough. Adeje Council, via the Youth Department and in collaboration with the “Together in the Same Direction” collective, took the youngsters on what was called an inter-cultural tourism […]

Irish beauty dies after balcony fall

AN Irish girl from County Cork, who couldn’t wait  for a “summer of adventures and fun” in Tenerife, has fallen to her death from a hotel balcony. Ramona Fagan was just two days in to her summer holiday last Wednesday when the tragedy occurred. Resort staff tried to revive the 21-year-old beauty, but to no […]

South Hospital has new comfort zone!

IN just a couple of weeks, the first phase of 49 beds in Tenerife South Hospital will be installed, which is a huge step forward for the building as a whole. Guía de Isora Mayor Pedro Martin confirmed the news, following a conversation with Regional Health Minister Jesus Morera. A delighted Martin said: “Finally, we […]

Red Cross new plea for families in need

ANOTHER week and another call for help from the Red Cross. The decline in food donations, and the high demand for basic aid, has left the Red Cross with virtually no reserve stock for needy families here in the South. The humanitarian organisation has been forced to make an almost-desperate appeal for help. And this […]

Canarians are still spending the least

SPENDING in the Canaries continues to be far below the national average, and also below the figures given before the onset of the economic crisis in 2008. However, there has been a slight improvement over the past two years. It’s not that significant, but at least it certifies signs of recovery, and some are seeing […]

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