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Sunday, May 25, 2014

Ex-Civil Guard Attacks Politicians With Hammer Whilst Shouting: "Foul-Smelling Communists"

Two men waving a hammer burst into a square in Santa Cruz de Tenerife where the closing European election rally organised by the Canary Islands branch of United Left (IUC) was taking place on Friday. The two attackers, reportedly a former Civil Guard officer and his son, threw chairs on the floor whilst shouting “foul-smelling communists” and “fascist, homophobic and chauvinist” slogans at those United Left members present.

Ex-Civil Guard Attacks Politicians With Hammer Whilst Shouting: "Foul-Smelling Communists"

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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