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

A Sad Drowning On the Island

A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD boy has died after being pulled from a private swimming pool

Road closure protest

The Las Dunas de Corralejo road, in the Municipality of La Oliva in Fuerteventura, is now closed to traffic until 6 October. The FV-104 is one of the busiest roads on the island, and its closure has caused very divided opinions.

Smoking awareness.

The Ministry of Health of the Government of Fuerteventura this week launched a new awareness campaign against smoking.

Sperm whale discovered

A pygmy sperm whale or Kogiabrviceps was spotted this week by a resident of Fuerteventura

Carnival Cruise Ship to Float Out

Aidanova will be the largest Carnival-owned cruise ship to date so you can understand why we’re looking forward to its arrival

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.

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