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

Loggerhead turtles.

The Government of Fuerteventura this week reported that a young specimen of loggerhead turtle, which was rescued on 8 December 2017 in the airport area, with low weight, trapped and entangled in rubbish, has now been returned to the sea from the beach of Gran Tarajal.

New Easy Jet Route

EasyJet is expanding the flight offer from Schiphol in the coming winter season with a new route to Fuerteventura. The Canary Island is flown twice a week during the winter season. On the other hand, the route to the French Lyon is canceled.

Hospital Investment

Canarias invests 380,000 euros in renovating the equipment of the Fuerteventura Hospital
Three new echographs, echocardiographs, a surgical arch will be incorporated and the electronics of the computer network will be renewed

Wonder Woman Permission

Why only Wonder Woman can visit the dunes of Fuerteventura - Locals on the Canary Island are angry about a road closure to the Corralejo Dunes National Park, which coincides with the shooting of the Warner Brothers movie

Ryanair Cancellations.

This week saw the cancellation of four flights in the Canary Islands related to the strike of its pilots in Germany, which also affected Ryanair staff from Belgium, Ireland and Sweden.

New flight route.

The low cost British airline EasyJet this week announced it will connect the island of Fuerteventura with Amsterdam for the next winter season, and flights will start on 31 October 2018.

Beach library.

This week it was announced that the beach of Los Pozos in Fuerteventura would again host a Beach Library, where users can access books, magazines and participate in various activities related to reading.

Road improvements.

This week, Pablo Rodriguez, Vice President of the Government of the Canary Islands announced that this year Fuerteventura will receive over 100 million euros to improve its road network

New Museum

The Government of the Canary Islands announced this week that La Casa de los Coroneles or House of the Colonels will be transformed into the Museum of the History of Fuerteventura.

Decrease in alcohol offences whilst driving

During the summer months, the Guardia Civil implements greater checks on drivers to discourage drivers from taking alcohol and drugs in Fuerteventura, which has been seen to increase during summer festivals.

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