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

Olive Oil Award

The extra virgin olive oil, marketed under the brand Teguerey, in Fuerteventura, has won the fourth contest arranged by the Government of Tenerife.

Emergency landing

An Iberia Express plane had to land at Gran Canaria airport due to technical problems. The aircraft, which left Fuerteventura Airport early had been scheduled to land at Madrid Airport at 11.00

Lobos Charges Entry

A "secret" island in the Canaries is to charge tourists for the right to visit due to fears that it is being spoilt by thousands of sightseers.

Alternative Therapies

The College of Physicians of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria this week raised their concerns about alternative therapies that could pose serious health problems for residents of the Canary Islands. 

Prison sentence for drug traffickers.

The Second Section of the Provincial Court of Las Palmas has sentenced ten people for drug trafficking on the island of Fuerteventura, including four Guardia Civil officers, and two others for being accomplices in the case known as Botavara.

Music Festival

The 35thCanary Islands International Music Festival is now selling tickets for classical music performances across all the Canary Islands, which will take place from 10 January until 10 February, and has been organised by the Government of the Canary Islands.

Jandia Hotel

A club with cult status has reinvented itself: TUI celebrated the reopening of Robinson Club Jandia Playa in Fuerteventura with around 450 guests

2019 Budget....

The 2019 Budget for Fuerteventura will mean an increase of over 6 million euros, and the Government wants to invest this additional money in several sectors.

Spanish Health Care.

Patients wait an average of 93 days for surgery at a public hospital in Spain, and one in every eight people wait over six months, according to new data released on Thursday by the Health Ministry.

Migrant population

The Anglican Chaplain in Fuerteventura, the Revd Bob Horrocks, said that a growing number of migrants were arriving in the Canary Islands.

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