Police say that a dangerous British career criminal implicated in crimes involving a sentence of around 100 years imprisonment has been arrested in south Tenerife. The Policía Nacional say that the 35-year-old used Tenerife as a base to direct his international criminal activities, and that he was picked up at the airport as the result of a European arrest warrant issued in Edinburgh for organized crime including drugs trafficking, money laundering, and crimes against persons and property. Police say the operation was extremely complicated due to the nature of the protection network that had been put in place to protect the criminal organization. He is now in prison awaiting transfer to the British authorities.

Arona en colores 2019

It’s now an established annual event, and this year’s Arona en Colores will no doubt be as popular as ever. It will again be held in Las Galletas, this year on Saturday 15 June. The council calls it a multicolour urban fiesta which is intended to boost the area’s...

30 May is Día de Canarias, Canarian Day

Updated 29 May: Just a reminder of this major public holiday tomorrow, the Día de Canarias. From today and over the weekend too there will be traditional dances (Bailes de magos) in many towns and villages, and of course most offices and many shops outside the main...

35th Feria de Artesanía de Canarias 2019c

Every year shortly before Christmas, the Canarian Government organizes a huge and extremely popular arts & crafts fair which alternates between the islands. Last year’s was held in Gran Canaria, and this year’s will be back in the Recinto Ferial in Santa Cruz...


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