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

Wrong Decision????

AN 84-YEAR-OLD man has been sentenced to prison for shooting a violent burglar dead in his home in the Canary Islands.

Hospital Improvements...

This week the Canarian Executive of the Government of the Canary Islands announced that works to begin the extension of the General Hospital of Fuerteventura, as well as those for the health centres of Gran Tarajal and Corralejo, will now be offered for tender.

Higher and Higher!!!

They had a greenhouse of 400 marijuana plants - yes you read that right, 400 plants!!

Car Scrapping....

In fifteen days,hundreds of vehicles stored in Puerto del Rosario will be sent to the scrap yard

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.

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