News articles from the Canary Islands of Tenerife, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura
In Guia de Isora in the south west of Tenerife, Guardia Civil
officers have recently arrested a Colombian man who is accused of
sexually assaulting and injuring a young girl at Playa San Juan.
Officers were called to the scene following an argument
between the arrested man and a youth who confronted him in her
In El Fraile, in the south of Tenerife, a man and a Guardia
Civil officer from Playa de las Américas
were seriously affected by fumes as they tried to rescue
people from a house when a fire broke out last Friday.
In Puerto de la Cruz in the north of Tenerife, a 29 year-old
man was recently arrested and accused
of causing injuries with a knife.
He had apparently visited the home of the victim and an
argument had ensued regarding the ownership of a motorcycle.
He punched the victim and then stabbed him in his arm and
side, and ran off. The
arrested man had a record of 8 previous detentions.
In Santa Cruz, the Rambla de Pulido is not likely to be fully
open to traffic until September. This follows damage caused to a building during the bad
weather which caused the recent disaster in the capital. According to a recent technical report submitted by an
architect, repair works have been severely delayed
by the fact that some residents have failed to permit
technical inspections to be made in their homes.
Apparently, the Ayuntamiento
is to issue an order for these inspections to be made within
the next few days. Rambla
de Pulido is technically open, but restricted to light vehicles
only, which will not interfere with the repair works.