Volcano update

One month after the first fissure opened, belching out molten lava, ash and smoke, the volcano on La Palma continues to erupt, with some of the strongest earthquakes being experienced in recent days.

Tourism recovering

Lanzarote will end the year with an average tourist occupation of over 60%, according to forecasts by the Canarian institute of Statistics.

Arrecife Three Kings parade announced

Arrecife Ayuntamiento has confirmed that its Three Kings Parade on the 5th January will go ahead as normal, Covid permitting, and has appealed for bids for the €75,000 contract for the event.

Sulphur: illegal and ineffective

A resident in Playa Honda who laid sulphur outside their home in order to deter dogs from peeing there has been identified by local police.

UK test requirements relaxed

The UK government has announced that, from the 24th October, fully-vaccinated travellers returning to England from non-red listed countries (which include Spain), will no longer have to take a Day 2 PCR test and can instead take a cheaper lateral flow test on or before Day 2 after their return.

Get your masks on! Carnival is back!

Arrecife Ayuntamiento has announced plans to hold the first carnival that the island has seen for three years next February, in an event that it hopes will be “the same as before the pandemic.”