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

Electric Car Subsidy!!!

The Government of Fuerteventura wants to encourage more drivers to use non-polluting cars, and is now offering up to 2000 euros for individuals who want to buy an electric car.

Ministry of Defence confirmed the flag will be lowered

The Spanish flag will fly at half-mast on all military buildings including the Ministry of Defence in Madrid to commemorate the death of Christ this Holy Week.

New Site of Scientific Interest in Fuerteventura??

The Municipality of La Oliva in Fuerteventura has asked permission to declare El Saladar de Bristol as a Site of Scientific Interest. 

La Oliva reinforces Surveillance of Motorhomes

Only 29 camping permits have been processed for the four zones camping in La Oliva. And therefore there are no caravans scattered on the coast as in previous years. However, the city Council warns that it will not allow the parking of motor homes.

Jet2 Upgrade - New Service

Holidaymakers in selected hotels in Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura can now take advantage of this smart service, which makes your flight home quicker, easier and more convenient.

Loggerhead turtles

The Government of Fuerteventura this week arranged for the release of five loggerhead turtles or Carettacaretta from the beach of Cofete, but these turtles had been previously fitted with transmitters that are connected via satellite.

New Breakwater for Giniginamar

.The department of La Demarcacion de Costas de Canarias has authorised this week, at the request of the Municipality of Tuineje in Fuerteventura, the installation of a protective breakwater along the coastal front of Giniginamar.

Dangerous Jellyfish on North Coast

It is reported that Portuguese Man of War jellyfish have reappeared on beaches in the north of Lanzarote and on the beaches of La Graciosa.

Action Needed for Castillo Beach

Fuerteventura Government and the City of Antigua are demanding solutions for Castillo Beach that has been left worse after interventions by the Ministry of the Environment to carry out regeneration works.

Sea Life Spotted

 In the northern waters of the island of Fuerteventura, between 2016 and 2017, a total of 141 groups of cetaceans and the third most spotted species after the spotted dolphin and the tropical rorqual were seen.

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