Saturday, June 14, 2014

Santa Cruz vandals – at the double!

VANDALISM cases in Tenerife's capital more than doubled in 2013, according to Santa Cruz Mayor José Manuel Bermúdez.

He suggests people should love their city more – but try telling that to the hooligans!

There were 1,934 cases of vandalism reported last year, accounting for some 3,000 residents involved in incidents concerning street furniture (benches and litter bins), 122 cases in green areas and parks, and 417 others such as litter bugs and graffiti.

These figures mean that vandalism cases accounted for over 30% of incidents attended by police.

Fluent in Spanish and having spent 16 years on the island, Pamela Stocks has now been translating, researching and publishing information on customs and events in Tenerife for 25+ years. This takes a considerable amount of time and effort, for which she receives no payment whatsoever. If you find this work useful or interesting, please buy her a coffee. Buy Pamela Stocks a Coffee

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