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A GANG of drug-traffickers, based in Tenerife, have been dismantled, thanks to the combined forces of the Guardia Civil, the National Police, Customs officers and the Spanish Tax Agency. The organisation had been operating successfully on the island for some time… until some members were arrested, along with 13 kilos of cocaine and a form […]

TENERIFE’S huge traffic problems are an ever- growing concern, especially for Miguel Becerra, the Cabildo’s Development and Mobility Director, who believes it is the island’s most worrying problem. There are three large metropolitan areas in Tenerife, in which the volume of daily traffic continues to expand: the North, the South, and its Santa Cruz capital. […]

THE Canarian Government will have to stump up an estimated 10 million euros to help keep at bay the plague of fearsome termites, invading Tenerife in the North. Hundreds of homes across Tacoronte are already infested, and the plague is now spreading to the neighbouring town of La Laguna. There has even been talk of […]

THE Directorate General of Traffic (DGT) is planning to use 11 drones to help monitor speed limits in Spain, and to pounce on drivers abusing the law of the road. Together with new radars, they will enable the country’s traffic controllers to achieve a broader control over Spanish roads, with the aim of reducing accident […]

A FORENSIC team from the high courts in Arrecife have been examining what appear to be body parts, to determine whether they are those of 28-year-old Romina Celeste Nuñez, the Paraguayan woman who disappeared on New Year’s Eve. They were found in a bag on a Lanzarote beach on 5th January, a couple of days before her […]

CANARIAN Weekly believes it has solved the mysterious rush of foreigners, attempting to fly from various islands in the Canaries to London and, especially, Dublin, in recent weeks. They were hoping to travel from either Fuerteventura, Tenerife, Gran Canaria or Lanzarote on fake passports, but they have all been trapped by modern, biometric passports. Unknown […]

JUST about everyone in Tenerife, especially the children here in the South, await this Saturday with great expectations, as The Three Kings of the Orient parade in most boroughs. Thousands of onlookers turn out every year to enjoy the spectacular Saturday parades, especially in Los Cristianos, where the Arona parade takes place The best thing […]

PLAYA de Las Americas is celebrating a “Special Christmas Night” with a market and live music, as well as activities for all ages and nationalities, tonight (Friday). The magic of Christmas will invade Arona’s famous Golden Mile with this Special event. There’s also a full afternoon of dynamic activities, focused on tourism, but open to […]

THE body of Amy Gerard, the missing woman who trained killer-whales at Loro Parque, was found in the sea at Puerto de la Cruz on Tuesday, following a night out with her boyfriend and workmates the previous Thursday. Officers in a Guardia Civil helicopter police spotted a body floating in the sea around 11am, close […]

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