Archive for: February, 2018

FINGERPRINTS have confirmed that the body found buried, on a building site in Amarilla Golf, is that of 35-year-old motor mechanic Victor Alexis Morales Garcia, who went missing from his San Isidro home a fortnight ago. And police, who revealed that he had sustained a major head injury, are now conducting a murder inquiry. They […]

Thank you, Karolina

Accion del Sol news HELP at the refuge comes to us in many ways. Last week, Miss Canary Islands, aka Karolina Loceryte from Lithuania, and her two sons, have been visiting the refuge to raise awareness of the dire situation, here in Tenerife. Our refuge, along with others, is full of dogs through no fault […]

Are you feline lucky?

Cats Welfare news HERE at Cats Welfare, we’re going to be trying a new, fun and exciting way of raising money for all the cats in our care, and our huge and mounting vet bills. We will be offering our fantastic supporters a chance to win great prizes. This will be done in the form […]


K9 animal news ELLA is such an amazing dog. She is about 3-4 years old, and a wolf-hound cross. She is one of the most loveable dogs you’ll ever meet, and won’t hesitate to roll over for a belly rub. She came to us about a year ago, after she was abandoned with her two […]

Airbnb accused of flouting rental law

GLOBAL lettings company Airbnb faces a whopping fine in Spain for ignoring the law and advertising “illegal” rentals. The Balearic Islands’ Government has threatened the firm with a  300,000-euro fine for offering properties which do not have a holiday-rental licence. The measure was introduced last August, and Airbnb was given 15 days to avoid the […]

How Spanish hospitals can charge patients a fortune!

A NUMBER of Spain’s public hospitals in Spain are believed to be involved with a company which charges tourists “up to triple” the cost of medical care. A document, seen by a Spanish newspaper, reveals that International Care Patient Assistance (ICPA) acts as an intermediary between the patient and the hospital And it can charge […]

Grandma on benefits hid her Spanish villa

A BRITISH woman, who claimed nearly £40,000 in benefits while renting out a Spanish villa secretly, has avoided jail. Sally Folan, a 63-year-old great-grandmother, failed to disclose the property while claiming thousands in Jobseekers Allowance. Hove Crown Court heard how she and her husband, Noel, had moved to Spain from Worthing “for a better life”. […]

‘Attractive’ people banned from TV gambling adverts

THE Spanish Government is launching a crackdown on gambling publicity, banning radio and TV adverts for online betting firms during “children’s” hours,’ which are said to be from 8-9am and 5-8pm. It is the Treasury’s second attempt at restricting gambling promotions, in the light of youngsters’ rising addictions. A list of new rules on the […]

Helping Hands gets its reward

CHILDREN’S charity Helping Hands was yesterday (Thursday), feted by Granadilla de Abona City Council, led by Mayor-President D José Domingo Regalado. He was joined by Social Services Councillor Maria de la O Gaspar and the  D Marcos González corporation Councillors and Ramon Oramas. They gathered to lavish praise and thanks on the Helping Hands team […]

Hash-crash-bash driver took flight

POLICE have been searching for the ‘kamikaze’ driver of a car loaded with hashish, who caused a serious head-on crash by driving against the traffic down a major Spanish road. The Guardia Civil said the incident happened on the A-44 at Albolote, in Granada, when the driver of the drug-laden car, travelling in the wrong […]

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