Spain to reopen in June

Spain will reopen its doors to international tourism in June, and the proposed Green Digital Certificate that shows when a person has been vaccinated, recently tested or has recovered from Covid-19, will be a key tool.

Canaries slow progress

The incidence of coronavirus on the Canaries is now falling consistently, although whether it will reach levels that permit inclusion on the UK's green list in time for May 17th remains debatable.

La Santa cable-ski project rejected

The Canarian Coastal Demarcation Department has rejected a proposal to build a cable-ski centre in the lagoon at La Santa.

Sunday News Roundup

New Sunday weekly roundup! A rundown of everything that has happened during week that you need to know; written in a brief and easy to understand format.

Yaiza tops rent list

Lanzarote tenants spend almost a third of their income on rent, according to a recent report by El País. The worst-affected municipality is Yaiza, where 39.8% of income is paid in rental, and three other Lanzarote municipalities; Tías, Tinajo and Haría, also feature in the top 109 “stressed rental markets” out of more than 8,000 municipalities in Spain.

Bars and restaurants to register customers

A new amendment to the Covid restrictions on the Canary Islands means that bars and restaurants who serve customers indoors must keep a register of their details.

No Green List Yet

Reports that the Canarian President, Ángel Victor Torres, has claimed that the Canaries will be on the UK's green list for travel are premature.

Pat’s Back!

Great news at Arrecife’s Hospital Jose Molina Orosa yesterday as occupancy of the intensive care unit went down by one.

Vaccine appointment lines

The Canarian Health Service has informed all residents on Lanzarote who were born between 1952 and 1961 that they can request a vaccination appointment by calling 928 595 266 or 928 595 401.

Animal sentience vote

Spain's Congress will today vote on a proposed amendment of the Civil Law which will recognise animals as sentient beings, rather than property.