Alaska TV are making a crime documentary series for UK television’s Channel 5 showing what it calls “the harsh realities of what befalls young holidaymakers and expats if they fall foul of the law abroad and end up in foreign prisons”. Assistant producer Sasha Risner says that some are guilty, some don’t understand the law and others are imprisoned for crimes they didn’t commit, and so if you have a story you want to share, or hope to set the record straight and tell your own story and experience in your own words, text BRITS to +447398 964 983 or contact Sasha by email to or phone 0207 644 0018.


St Patrick’s fundraising dinner

Adeje Ayuntamiento has announced the annual St Patrick’s Gala Dinner which this year will be held on 13 March in the Golf Costa Adeje. The dinner is also a fundraiser for the Adeje-based Asociación San Juan which helps people with special needs, and last year over...

Body found of missing Tacoronte man

Updated 18 February: Sadly, the alert has been deactivated after the body has been found of missing Tacoronte man Benigno Alejandro Rodríguez.Original post 17 February:  Benigno Alejandro Rodríguez disappeared three days ago in Tacoronte. He is 41 years old, and was...

Woman dies while climbing in Arico barranco

A 30-year-old German woman died this afternoon while practising climbing in the Barranco de Tamadaya in the Arico area. Emergency services say that they were called out just after 5pm with reports that the woman had fallen, and that bomberos resuced her from where she...

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