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Friday, October 12, 2012

Canarian unions call general strike on 14 Nov

The ten largest unions in the Canaries agreed yesterday to call a general strike in the islands on 14 November. The decision was confirmed by the secretario general de UGT Canarias, Gustavo Santana, who said that a specifically Canarian strike was chosen “because of the absolute responsibility of the regional Government for its poor economic [...]

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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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