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Monday, August 06, 2012

Woman in critical condition, but alive, after nearly drowning at Las Galletas

A 55-year-old woman is seriously ill in hospital tonight after nearly drowning at Las Galletas just before 6.30 this evening. Emergency services were called out with reports that she had been pulled unconscious from the water by fellow bathers. Once at the scene, paramedics managed to resuscitate her, and after she was stabilized, they transferred [...]


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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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