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Friday, February 28, 2014

Las Palmas demands 6.5m over ‘fraud’ by Santa Cruz

LAS PALMAS councillors have voted unanimously to demand 6.5m euros from the Canary Islands Government. It is, they say, compensation for the alleged “fraud” committed by Santa Cruz Council, which, they say, submitted incorrect population figures to the Government’s Municipal Register to secure higher municipal funding from the budget.

Las Palmas demands 6.5m over ‘fraud’ by Santa Cruz

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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