From The Editors Desk
2nd October 2015
Fun in the capital! Puerto del Rosario's main fiesta, celebrating its patron, culminates on the 7th of October. The day is a public holiday. The Fiesta is in honour of Nuestra Senora del Rosario, and they have been celebrated every year since the parish was created in 1905. There is also a fair at the playground near the bus station that will continue for a couple of weeks. The night before on 6th there is an all-night party, so get on your dancing shoes!
Controllers' union USCA announced last night that the 12-hour strike planned for 3 October had been suspended after guarantees were received from the Spanish Airports' Authority that disciplinary proceedings against dozens of controllers for causing the closure of the country's air space back in 2010 would be halted.Read More
The director general for public health, Ricardo Redondas, announced the details of the new flu vaccine campaign yesterday and revealed that text messages are to be sent to up to 75,000 people in the islands urging them to attend a health centre for a jab to reduce the likelihood of contracting flu.Read More
Jesús Morera announced yesterday that everything possible would be done to ensure that cancer patients do not have to wait for more than 30 days for referrals to specialists and operations. The minister admitted that waiting lists for all illnesses are excessive and efforts are already under way to cut them from the present 6 months to between 90 and 120 days.Read More
Fuerteventura has promoted its tourist attractions in the French city of Lille at thirty travel agents, especially those related to tourism congresses hand Karavel tour operator / Promovacances. The Tourist Board notes that, at present, the company Fuerteventura Vueling operates a regular flight from Paris Orly airport throughout the year.Read More
The country's competition regulator (CNMC) said at the week-end that a number of clauses of the legislation must either be eliminated or amended since they restrict competition by preventing owners of holiday apartments located in designated tourist areas from using their properties for short-term lets.Read More
The 99% discount on the tax is one of the flagship economic measures of the Canarian Budget for 2016 and has been warmly welcomed since it was announced a few weeks ago. However, left-wing party Podemos wants the decision reviewed and an amendment introduced which would effectively grant the discount to only the least well-off.Read More
A fascinating law has just been passed in the UK. If I asked you to guess what that law was about and offered you a million euros if you got it right I feel fairly confident that no money would change hands.
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