News

Cinema returns

The “Versión Original” film screenings at Lanzarote's two main cinemas in Arrecife and Playa Honda return next week, giving residents the chance to see English-language and other films in their original language, with subtitles in Spanish.

Covid lingers, but is “under control”

A 72-year old woman with pre-existing conditions became the 52nd Covid fatality on Lanzarote yesterday. She was the first Covid fatality on the island since the end of August, and only the second since mid-May.

La Palma lockdown

Thousands of residents on La Palma have been recommended to remain in their homes as air conditions worsen in the areas near the erupting volcano.

La Palma Erupts

A volcanic eruption occurred at 3.30 pm on Sunday 19th September on the Canary Island of La Palma. No one was hurt; every person who could be affected has been evacuated and the eruption poses absolutely no danger for anyone on any of the other Canary Islands.

Hello, October

For our October magazine we had arranged an interview with a volcano expert at the Cueva de los Verdes and a walk to the Volcán del Cuervo long before another Canary Island started trembling. Then, the day before our final deadline, La Palma erupted.

Lanzarote Weather Warning

There will be a yellow weather warning in Lanzarote tomorrow, put in place by AEMET.

Hospital parking headaches

The carpark opposite the Emergency Department at the Dr José Molina Orosa Hospital in Arrecife has been closed down for unspecified works, causing more congestion in the hospital area.

New shopping centre to open in autumn 2022

Arrecife's Councillor in charge of Commerce, Armando Santana, has announced that the new shopping centre in Arrecife will be ready to open by autumn next year.

“We are volcano”

Canarians were glued to their televisions last night as lava from the volcano in La Palma finally reached the sea at 11.03 pm, cascading off a 100-metre cliff overlooking the Playa de la Guirre; sending up plumes of black smoke and white steam and forming a pyramid-shaped mound that continues to grow and will reshape the island permanently.

Tourism shows huge improvement

Lanzarote's officially registered tourist accommodation saw occupation levels of over 60% in August – a total of 170,480 tourists that constituted an increase of 21% on the previous month of July, and 19% more than in August of 2020.