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

The 'American Star' shipwrecked again

More than 20 years after the shipwreck of the SS American Staron Fuerteventura´swest coast, conductor José Alberto Pina was inspired by the last and fatal voyage of the ocean liner to compose a symphonic work that has toured Spain and the rest of Europe.

Search for an immigrant boat

The search for a wooden boat occupied by 20 people had to be abandoned due to the bad weather conditions. 

Gran Tarajal News

The Government of the Canary Islands announced this week that the pier of Gran Tarajal in Tuieneje in Fuerteventura will return to normal before the summer season following the damage caused by sunken boats after the recent winter storms in February and the pollution that this caused.

Economic Improvement

The economic situation in the Maxorata is positive and employment is created. "There is no denying that it has improved considerably with respect to three or four years ago, especially driven by the tourism sector.

Green light to second Adisfuer hens farm

After seven years of waiting and many procedures, the disabled Association of Fuerteventura (Adisfuerhas been given administrative authorization from the Government of the Canary Islands to build a second chicken farm

New Turbines!!!

Two new wind turbinesoutside Puerto del Rosario will allow the pumping of desalinated water "at almost zero cost' to the tank of the Calderetilla.

Camel milk!

Oasis Park Fuerteventura is working on the design and construction of a mechanized room for the milking and packaging of camel milk.

Demands for Historic Properties in Fuerteventura to be Recognised

A citizens’ initiative promoted by local historian Carmelo Torres is demanding that 75 properties within the old town area of Puerto del Rosario in Fuerteventura should be declared of cultural interest.

Jelly fish alert.

Health chiefs have issued a warning after a particularly nasty type of jellyfish was found on the Lanzarote island of La Graciosa.

German court rejected "rebellion

A German court has rejected "rebellion" as grounds to extradite Catalonia's ex-leader Carles Puigdemont and ordered his release on bail.

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