SHIFT 2017: Tenerife to host major international scientific conference

The Tenerife Cabildo is delighted that the island will be host to SHIFT 2017, an international scientific conference to be held from 13-17 November in the Hotel Iberostar Anthelia, in the El Duque area of the Costa Adeje, and which will bring together the world’s leading experts in ground-breaking applications of light in the renewable energy and biomedical fields. SHIFT will be a cutting-edge multidisciplinary platform to gather presentations and…

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Police try to defuse panic over “pickpocket gangs” and urge public to denounce thefts rather than just posting on Facebook

Updated 9 February: And it doesn’t get any better. If Facebook was alight before, it’s incandescent now, with reports of groups of three or a hundred, depending on the source, usually said to be Romanians, and sometimes adding child kidnap and abuse to the crimes they commit in full view of the public, and with the police impotent to deal with them. As I said in the post below from ten…

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Search for Carmelo continues

Updated 9 February 2017: Today marks three months that Carmelo has been missing, and Adeje Ayuntamiento and Carmelo’s family have pleaded with the public not to forget his face, and for anyone with the slightest information to get in touch with any of the numbers below. Police and family are also increasingly concerned about María Isabel Mesa Cabrera, who has been missing in the Los Realejos area since last Saturday. Anyone who…

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