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

Military actions on the island.

The Government of Fuerteventura this week rejected the reactivation of military manoeuvres on the island. Apparently, these manoeuvres were carried out without prior notice and without consulting the local authorities.

Holiday rentals.

A study presented recently by the City Council of La Oliva, and which is available to the general public at the town hall, confirms that the real offer of holiday rental "is much greater than the regulated offer" in the northern municipality.

Christian mission

The plenary session of the Cabildo gave the green light to the declaration to encourage volunteering in areas such as social assistance and employment, as well as to support people in situations of social exclusion.

Judge Orders Reinstatement of Air Traffic Controllers in Fuerteventura

A judge has ruled that the Directors of Spanish airports have lost the status of public authority attributed to them by law after the transformation of Aena into a company

Holiday rentals

The employers of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura hotels, Asolan and Asofuer, have demanded this week that the Canary Islands Government urgently address the serious problem of holiday rentals

Fuerteventura Celebrates International Day Against LGBTI Phobia

This week saw Fuerteventura hold an act of commemoration for the International Day Against LGBTI Phobia

Telefonica to bring FTTH to Fuerteventura, La Palma and Lanzarote

Telefonica has been awarded a EUR 1.8 million contract to bring fibre-optic services to the islands of Fuerteventura, La Palma and Lanzarote in the Canary Islands archipelago. 

Free Resort Luggage "Check In" Service now LIVE

Jet2 have rolled out their FREE in resort check in service for luggage this week and it is a huge hit

​Salt Museum Reopens

The Salt Museum in Fuerteventura reopened its doors this week after a period of closure needed for renovation.

Drug Trafficking Gang in Fuerteventura

 Operation Botavara this week resulted in 13 people being tried for membership of a gang dedicated to drug trafficking in Fuerteventura, which includes five Guardia Civil officers. 

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