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This news is translated from the Spanish Press unless otherwise indicated.

​Water Supply Breaks Down

Residents of the Villaverde area in the Municipality of La Oliva in Fuerteventura found that they were without water for several days this week due to a breakdown in the water supply system.

​Salt Museum Reopens

The Salt Museum in Fuerteventura reopened its doors this week after a period of closure needed for renovation.

Drug Trafficking Gang in Fuerteventura

 Operation Botavara this week resulted in 13 people being tried for membership of a gang dedicated to drug trafficking in Fuerteventura, which includes five Guardia Civil officers. 

Football News


The third division regional league 12 ended with both our teams avoiding relegation.

Dengue Fever

Tropical dengue fever could be spread through sex!

Tax on tourism!!!

The Balearic Islands of Majorca, Ibiza, Menorca and Formentera have doubled their daily tax on tourists as of May 1.

New Animals Arrive

The Oasis Park Zoo in Fuerteventura welcomed eight new giraffes this week!

Holiday Lets Banned in Spain....

Spain's Palma to ban holiday rentals after residents' complaints

Las Palmas C 0 El Cotillo 2

A surprise win for El Cotillo at Las Palmas C who were in the promotion places. 

New Buildings In The North

There are a few new building projects around the north of the island which suggests that we may be moving out of recession

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