Guardia Civil Help Trapped Sailors

Two sailors on a small boat anchored off Los Lobos and unable to enter any ports in The Canaries received a visit from the Guardia Civil to bring them food and water.

40,000 Tourists Taken Off Island In 10 Days

Around 40,000 visitors have been taken off the island over the last ten days, and it is estimated that there are between 400 and 800 still left in Lanzarote, most in privately owned villas.

€10,000 For Sara

Sara, the animal charity, has received a one off donation from The Cabildo for €10,000 to help cover the cost of the animals in their rehoming centre.

Yaiza Named “Historic City”

The municipality of Yaiza has received “historic city” status in recognition of the important role of the area during the early days of the conquest of The Canary Islands, and the fact that Rubicon Castle was the first structure built on the islands by the Spanish.

Tenerife Man Jailed For Six Months For Violating Special Measures

A 20 year old man  has been jailed for six months after this third offence in ignoring lockdown measures. Having been warned twice by police, he was arrested after visiting his elderly parents and pounding on the door to be let in, despite the risk he posed to them. They called the police.

Arrecife Being Fumigated

Taking advantage of the fact that residents are confined to their homes, Arrecife Ayuntamiento has started work on a pest eradication scheme this week, fumigating all the city’s sewers to get rid of rats and cockroaches.

Stay up to date on Coronavirus numbers here: Coronavirus in Lanzarote.