news from the island

Wednesday August 31, 2011News

German Tourist Recovery Continues in July

Lanzarote has seen the largest upsurge in German visitor numbers of all of the Canary islands in July, according to the Society for the External Promotion of Lanzarote (SPEL).

Friday August 26, 2011News

Huge Turnout Expected for Los Dolores

The annual pilgrimage to Mancha Blanca to celebrate the Virgen de los Dolores looks set to be busier than ever in 2011, with up to 60,000 people expected in the town on 17th September.

Thursday August 25, 2011News

Historians Hunt Lancelotto's Tower

Local historians are currently on the hunt for traces of the first European navigator known to have arrived on Lanzarote, Lancelotto Malocello.

Tuesday August 23, 2011News

Earthquake off Gran Canaria

Following a large amount of seismic activity below El Hierro at the beginning of August, a small tremor was recorded yesterday just off the coast of Gran Canaria.

Thursday August 18, 2011News

Circunvalacion Work to Start in September

The project to double the circunvalacion or ring road that runs around Arrecife will begin in the first week of September, according to the councillor for Public Works at the Lanzarote Government, Sergio Machin.

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