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Saturday, May 05, 2012

Tenerife News & Events 05/05/2012

  • Arona refuse collectors have announced a week’s strike between 14 and 20 May after talks concerning collective agreements and proposed lay-offs failed. Workers say that they feel they have been abandoned to their fate by the licence-holder and the...

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  • "... while Brits flock to the resorts of Playa de las Américas and Los Cristianos, the delights of other parts of the island may not be as well known. With a wide range of micro climates and varied landscapes, there is something for every holidaymaker and you can travel from sub-tropical forests to arid volcanic moonscape within an hour, and to the beach, if you so wish, in the same time. "

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  • Spanish banks are hopeful that investors will show strong interest in the real estate portfolios they are selling, as long as the prices are right. The Bank of Spain recently announced that Spanish banks held a total of €308 billion in real estate...

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Unlike so many journalists writing about the resorts, Pamela has not only actually been to Tenerife, she lived on the island for 16 years, for the majority of that time in a rural valley immersed in the local culture in a way that few outsiders have been privileged to do and gaining a wealth of knowledge about the island, its people, their customs, fiestas and celebrations that she is now able to share via this site. Fluent in Spanish, she also translated and reported for the various English-language newspapers.

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