From The Editors Desk
20th November 2015
Still island hopping!
Following a restful few days in Lanzarote we, like many, were nearly stranded there. Our ferry tickets were printed in error as same day return. On arrival at the port , no 5pm or 7pm Armas, entry to the port was closed to all vehicles without tickets. We joined a queue with a reserve number, just in case. Fortunately they allowed us on at the last minute. Some were not so lucky. Despite the chaos the handlers were fantastic; they could have re charged us for not checking the ticket and turning up four days later!
Just another illustration of Canarian hospitality.
CheetaCheeta, the Oasis Park Fuerteventura chimpanzee, will travel to Mona the Girona Foundation, on Thursday. The move comes after last June Cheeta and two chimpanzees escaped from their cages by getting the door open. The incident resulted in injuries to one worker and two owners of the park.Read More
Spain's National Geographic Institute has confirmed that a 'quake of 3.0 on the Richter Scale occurred in the north of Fuerteventura yesterday at 11.38 am. The movement's epicentre was 24 km below the surface at a spot approximately halfway between Puerto del Rosario and Corralejo.Read More
Next Thursday, November 12th, the Ministry of Health of the Canary Government, through the Department of Health of Fuerteventura, will launch the service of drawing blood in the Health Centre of Antigua-Betancuria. This service is initially on Thursdays from 8:15 to 9:00, with the intention of extending it to Tuesdays. Thus, more than 12,000 people will be able to donate. Health cards essential.Read More
A Philosopher and naturopath specialist defends the medicinal properties of cannabis, "a plant that, alone, is a pharmacy.” He understands that its use is "perfectly justified". In fact, it is the "most complete of nature as having between 50 and 60 active principles that are unique, botanical species that is not in any other specimen of nature.Read More
The latest Quarterly Index figures from the OverseasGuidesCompany.com, publishers of SpainBuyingGuide.com, show a record breaking 16,821 enquiries for their individual country buying guides throughout the summer of 2015 – the highest total since the Quarterly Index began and a healthy 53 percent growth on the figures last year.
Raw TV would like to hear from women who have fallen pregnant after a holiday romance, whether that was 2 months or 20 years ago!
This brand new heart-warming documentary series is looking for mums and mums-to-be who have conceived abroad and would like to share their stories.
An Operation Captura fugitive has been arrested in Spain on suspicion of being a member of an international drug trafficking organisation.
Michael Roden, aged 26, from Redditch, was captured on 4 November at an address in the town of Alomartes, Andalucia, but details could not be released until today to protect an ongoing Guardia Civil investigation being carried out in collaboration with the National Crime Agency (NCA).
Have ever wanted to know what is happening, around town, this week? Well this section is for you! We plan to list events, entertainment and shopping specials that are on this coming week.
You can also check our what’s on calendar for upcoming events. In this way it can help you plan your days, & evenings, out.
Have you, like us started to think about food for Christmas and New Year?
We at Fuertenews, always thinking about our stomachs, have started to receive menus of what is on offer this festive holiday.
Sometimes men and women have different views on life
Our Fuerte X-Word No 218, tricky but not too hard
Located in the Fastes Growing Resort on the Island
Stunning triplex villa in the heart of Caleta de Fuste just a moment from the Ocean front and a minutes walk to all the restaurants and shops
Overseas property-buyers should heed warnings not to rush into a purchase after just one short viewing, following a recent survey that showed the average viewing in the UK takes just 33 minutes.
A competitive UK housing market also means that one in four buyers makes just a single visit to a property before deciding to purchase it according to a leading insurer who published the survey. They also cautioned that rushing into decisions could lead to costly maintenance issues after completion.