Friday, March 09, 2012

Tenerife News & Events 03/09/2012

  • The CCOO and UGT have called a general strike for 29 March. The coordinator of Izquierda Unida, Cayo Lara, said that the strike call is the response of workers and Unions to useless, unjust and ineffective labour reform policies. The CCOO and UGT ...

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  • We are currently experiencing a dense and horrible calima, and as is clear from five minutes outdoors right now, they bring exceptionally low humidity. This, together with the drought we’ve had for some time, now poses a clear fire risk, and today...

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  • "If you live in Tenerife's north or happen to be on holiday there and are an English-speaker then the chances are you might like to get books to read in your own language. Whilst many bookshops mainly have books in Spanish and a limited supply of titles in English, there is a solution to the problem."

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  • I knew when I stepped over the threshold yesterday evening, even before my other senses kicked in,  that something had changed since I was outdoors in the morning. There was a warmth on my skin that I’d been missing for months now. As I descended ...

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  • Luis de Guindos, the Economy Minister, says house prices have fallen 35pc since the peak, much more than official figures suggest. According to an article in the Spanish daily El Pais, de Guindos says it is his “impression that finished housing se...

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  • Some video of Los Sauces Sardine’s funeral, 2012 On Friday night, El Llanito in Breña Alta (between San Pedtro and Las Ledas) will be holding their sardine’s funeral at 9 pm. And on Saturday at 9:30 pm, Los Sauces will be holding … Continue reading →

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Fluent in Spanish and having spent 16 years on the island, Pamela Stocks has now been translating, researching and publishing information on customs and events in Tenerife for 25+ years. This takes a considerable amount of time and effort, for which she receives no payment whatsoever. If you find this work useful or interesting, please buy her a coffee. Buy Pamela Stocks a Coffee

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