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According to a report from the Government of the Canary Islands, eight people have been injured in an accident that occurred this Thursday on Avenida Nuestra Señora del Carmen, in the town of Corralejo, in Fuerteventura, when a vehicle crashed into the terrace of a bar.
La Oliva City Council continues with the implementation of the environmental information service in various parts of the municipality, also focusing on Playa del Mejillón, located between the towns of Majanicho and Corralejo.
A car crashed into a terrace from a bar and a shop on Avenida Nuestra Senora del Carmen this Thursday, August 31, 2023.
The carnival in Maspalomas is usually celebrated three weekends before Easter that year, which would mean that the main carnival weekend in 2024 would be between 15 - 17 March.
Casa de los Balcones can be translated to English as the House of the Balconies, referring to the beautiful wooden balconies, typical Canarian, that adorn the outside of the building.
La Oliva City Council reinforces its commitment to beach safety by acquiring a new water rescue vehicle. This measure aims to improve rescue operations at sea and guarantee the safety of visitors and residents who enjoy the beaches of the municipality.
The emergency personnel team sent to Tenerife from Fuerteventura returned to the island yesterday after helping to extinguish the fire declared in Tenerife a week ago.
The fire in Tenerife is evolving favorably towards its stabilization after eight days of titanic fight against the fire, although the technicians ask for caution in the face of the high temperatures and the extension of the perimeter since reactivations are still possible.
The Minister of Territorial Policy and Head of Emergencies, Manuel Miranda, announced today that last night was the calmest since the start of the fire, with no surprises that prevented the firefighting teams from working as planned and that the scenario is favorable, which allows to start the de-escalation so that the evacuated population can return to their homes in safe conditions.
The President of the Island Council, Lola García, and the Minister of Tourism, Blue Economy and Biosphere Reserve, Marlene Figueroa, received the Minister of Tourism and Employment of the Government of the Canary Islands, Jéssica de León to hold a working meeting with the six municipalities of the Island.
The municipality of La Oliva is preparing for a new edition of the already traditional Corralejo Carnival and, as every year, the community has the opportunity to play a significant role in shaping the festivities. The La Oliva City Council announces the start of the voting period to select the allegory that will adorn the Carnival 2024 celebrations. The Carnival Council, in a recent meeting held together with the Councilor for Celebrations, Omaira Saavedra, made a selection of four allegorical concepts that reflect the diverse and dynamic essence of Carnival.
The conditions of the fire in Tenerife improved on Sunday, but it is still active, with great potential, which makes it impossible to control it, so it is necessary to continue acting on all fronts.
The evolution of the fire has forced new evacuations in the municipality of Tacoronte, due to the reactivation of new fires and more evacuations are still possible.
The Cabildo de Fuerteventura, through the Environment area, which is directed by Carlos Rodríguez, wants to thank the citizen César Espino for his act of courage in rescuing a whale in distress in waters near the coasts of Fuerteventura.
The president of the Canary Islands, Fernando Clavijo, indicated at a press conference that, to his regret, this is "the most complicated fire in the last 40 years in the Canary Islands."
The forest fire in Tenerife has devastated an area of more than 2,600 hectares and has a perimeter of 32 kilometers, affecting the municipalities of Arafo, Candelaria, Santa Úrsula, La Victoria, El Rosario and La Orotava.
The president of the Canary Islands, Fernando Clavijo, stated last night that “the fire in Tenerife is out of control and that the scenario is not positive.
The forest fire that was declared last night in Tenerife affects the municipalities of Arafo and Candelaria.
On Friday, August 11, Gran Canaria, more specifically Maspalomas, registered the second-highest temperature in Spain at 45.1°C.
The State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) has updated the warnings activated in regard to the heatwave in the Canary Islands. Specifically, it has established new red notices for Fuerteventura, Lanzarote and parts of La Palma, in addition to extending orange notices to areas of Tenerife and La Palma as well.