11th Jan 2023 @ 10:22 am

The Cabildo will name its first “Adoptive Daughter” of Lanzarote in the New Year’s honours list issued by the island government, it was announced yesterday.

Inés Dug Godoy, an archeologist from Badajóz who has carried out hugely important work restoring the Zonzamas site, will be named as Adoptive Daughter of Lanzarote.

Favoured Son status will be awarded to the timple player Antonio “Toñin” Corujo and posthumously to the the physicist Blas Cabrera Felipe.

Jameos de Oro awards will be presented to La Liga referee Alejandro Hernández Hernández (in the field of Sport), Club La Santa (Tourism), war reporter Alberto Hugo Rojas (International Solidarity), Grupo Caberera Medina (Economy), whale researcher Vidal Martín (sustainability) and the Salinas de Janubio (Cultural Heritage).

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