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

Carnival facts -

Carnival is celebrated in most main towns across all the Canary Islands, but the main celebrations in 2018 are held in capital cities.

Tuineje News

The City Council of Tuineje has asked the Fuerteventura Government to support the creation of artificial reefs on the coast of Las Playitas to improve this municipality’s competitiveness to attract tourists. 

Fatal stabbing in Fuerteventura

Guardia Civil officers based at Pájara in Fuerteventura have arrested a 64-year-old man who is accused of stabbing a 26-year-old man

New museum for Fuerteventura

The City Council of Pajara in Fuerteventura plans to build an Interpretation Centre and Museum of Modern Art in the historic centre of this town, and the Gran Canarian artist, Pepe Damso, this week laid the first stone of the museum.

Road works completed (at long last)

The Fuerteventura Government has now completed the repair work for the road surfaces of the FV-20 between Casillas del Angel and Ampuyenta

Sailing around the Canaries.

A BRAVE double-amputee has proved that losing limbs doesn’t mean losing your lust for life...by setting sail around the Canary Islands on a tall ship adventure.

Record number of tourists

This year saw a record number of tourists over the Christmas period.

New tourist excursions.

The Government of Fuerteventura has just announced that it will soon allow guided tours for groups to observe the rock engravings on the mountain of Tindaya that are of significant cultural interest

Hidden Scroll

Historians restoring an ancient statue of Christ have found a mystery “time capsule” dating back nearly 250 years hidden inside.

NeuroSurgeon Passing

A Neurosurgeon who was globally renowned for work during Troubles has sadly passed away

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