The weekend saw Gran Canaria promote ‘World Drowning Prevention Day’ in the Canary Islands. The event centered on sharing eight stories of individuals who experienced or lost a loved one in drowning incidents, highlighting that it is the third leading cause of unintentional death globally.
Weather warnings remain in place as yellow warnings are still in place for Gran Canaria, the south and west of tenerife and fuertaventura with forecasts indicating maximum temperatures of up to 36 degrees. In response to this new heatwave, the Canary Islands Regional Ministry of Health has issued warnings under the Plan of Preventive Actions […]
There’s been a unanimous rejection by Canary Islands society of AENA’s increase in airport charges. The business and social sectors of the Canary Islands have unanimously rejected the 4.1% increase in airport taxes recently announced by AENA. President of The Island Council of Tenerife, Rosa Dávila, stated that implementing this hike would come at the […]
The smallest hotel in the world, El Hotelito de Punta Grande, located on the picturesque island of El Hierro in the municipality of La Frontera, will sadly be bidding farewell to its guests in January. The owners have made the difficult decision to permanently close its doors, and the last guests will check out on […]
Within the past 24 hours, Tenerife experienced heightened seismic activity, primarily concentrated on the west coast of the island, according to a report by the National Geographic Institute (IGN). A total of more than 20 earthquakes were recorded, registering magnitudes between 1.3 and 1.8 on the Richter Scale, occurring at depths ranging from 30 to […]
The Canarian Health Service (SCS) has now temporarily halted the transfers of individuals still occupying beds in public hospitals despite having been medically discharged, to the innovative new transit facility on Gran Canaria meant “to temporarily solve the social problem they are facing.” The decision came after the mayor of Mogán, where one of these […]