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

Flu Jabs


It’s that time of the year again and flu is about to strike with a vengeance. In fact, it’s already happening.

The annual vaccination campaign against influenza began in all the health centres of the Canary Islands on October 29th.


Bus travel

From 5 November, local residents in Fuerteventura will be able to apply for El Bono ResidenteCanario, which will enable them to have unlimited travel by bus across the island for 20 euros per month.

Cleaning services

Municipal services, residents and tourists are now beginning to notice sofas, mattresses, bathtubs and old electrical appliances accumulating in some of the streets of La Oliva in Fuerteventura.

New Fred Olsen

Norwegian operator Fred Olsen Express has ordered two new high-speed ferries for the Canary Islands.

Boat Crash

A FERRY and a boat have collided in Gran Canaria and the impact resulted in several people being thrown into the sea.

America invests in the Island

Hesperia and Apple Leisure Group this week signed a strategic agreement to operate holiday resorts in Spain under the AMR Resorts brand.

Mountain Bike Race

Some 3,000 people participatedlast weekend in Fudenas 2018. The puddles and mud were the main obstacle of the 150-kilometer cycling route between Morro Jable and Corralejo.

Marathon Update

The international half marathon of the Dunas de Corralejo celebrates its tenth anniversary this Saturday. 

Island Drug Arrests

The Guardia Civil of Corralejo on October 19 stopped three minors who allegedly sold different amounts of marijuana and hashish to tourists in the streets of the town.

Clean Up Your Mess

The Council has warned of "uncivil behaviorswith regard to items being left by the bins and reminds that there are free collection services

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