Police say that they have arrested a 30-year-old La Laguna man on suspicion of terrorism offences, specifically attempting to make bombs after radicalizing himself on the internet through jihadi groups including Al Qaeda and Daesh. The Guardia Civil has not released details of the man other than his initials, E.M.C., and say that he is now being processed by the national Courts. He was known to the police, having previous form for domestic violence, and appears to have claimed that he intended to be famous one day for an action contributing to “liberating Muslim lands from infidels”.

Police stress that this is a rarity in this region, and indeed the last occasion of this sort was in May last year when three men were arrested in San Isidro and transferred to Madrid (see HERE). They remind the public that the terrorism alert remains at level 4 (Severe) where it has been since 26 June 2015, and that no specific threat exists.

source https://www.janetanscombe.com/news/la-laguna-man-arrested-on-terrorism-offences-after-self-radicalization.html

Man dies in fall from Santa Cruz roof

A man died this morning after falling from the roof of a building near the Teatro Guimerá in Santa Cruz. Emergency services say that they were called out shortly before 11am with reports of the incident but that the man, about whom no details have currently been...

How to vote in Sunday’s elections

Clio O’Flynn of Adeje Ayuntamiento has issued the following advice for Tenerife residents on how to vote in Sunday’s local and EU elections, the two of Sunday’s five elections in which we’re eligible to vote. Although obviously specifically for Adeje’s constituents,...

FM Coverage Across the WHOLE of Tenerife

So when you have a volcano in the center of an island it proves a little more difficult to broadcast across one channel... Did that stop Boogie Bunker Radio? No, it certainly didn't, as well as being able to tune in to your favorite station Worldwide Online, you can...


Pin It on Pinterest

Share This