news from the island

Tuesday April 9, 2013posted in News

Arrecife Judge Annuls Mortgage

A local family have had their mortgage declared void by a court judge in Arrecife, due to the ruinous level of interest charged.

Friday April 5, 2013posted in News

Healthy Salt Goes On Sale

Don't be surprised if you see salt for sale in the chemists, as it the latest in a range of healthy and organic products that pharmacies are beginning to retail.

Wednesday April 3, 2013posted in Events

Film Festival Hits Arrecife

Film fans should head to Arrecife next week as the 13th International Film Festival gets underway, with many screenings showing for free.

Thursday March 28, 2013posted in News

Spruce Up for Arrecife Park

The park next to the Gran Hotel in Arrecife urgently needs a facelift, according the mayor of the city.

Tuesday March 26, 2013posted in News

Tourist Arrivals Fall by 2.57% in February

Tourist arrivals fell again last month, by 2.57%, as the island welcomed 4,000 less holidaymakers during February versus 2012 figures....