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Sunday, September 15, 2013

Tenerife’s new president, Carlos Alonso

Today is the final day for President Ricardo Melchior’s mandate at the head of the Tenerife Cabildo. Sr Melchior is standing down tomorrow after 14 years as president in favour of his hand-picked successor. Sr Melchior’s time in office has been productive for Tenerife, not least in terms of his avuncular image and multilingualism – […]

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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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