Body found of elderly woman missing from the Los Realejos area

Updated 15 February: Sadly, the body of María Isabel Mesa Cabrera has been found. There are no details as of yet of the discovery. Original post 7 February: Police and family of María Isabel Mesa Cabrera are very concerned about her disappearance because she is 87 years old, suffers episodes of confusion, and has been missing since Saturday afternoon in La Zamora, Los Realejos. She is 1.57m tall, grey-haired, and wears glasses. Anyone…

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Romeo and Juliet: street theatre in Guía de Isora this Saturday

It was enacted in Adeje to great acclaim, and now the street performance of the star-crossed lovers of Verona, Romeo and Juliet, will be performed by Burka Theatre in the centre of Guía de Isora. The setting of the square and the close old streets could hardly be better so this is a performance that deserves to draw crowds. It’s this Saturday, 18 February, at 7.30pm, starting in La Plaza…

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Thomas Cook not about to stop servicing the Canaries, but the idea could be on the table

Thomas Cook has denied reports in some Canarian press that the tour operator is on the verge of stopping services to Tenerife. None the less, the company is clearly considering its position with regard to Spain, and particularly the Canary and Balearic Islands. Reporting its results for the last quarter of 2016, Chief Executive Peter Fankhauser said that Thomas Cook would not be drawn into “chasing volume”, and that 2017’s focus…

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XV Feria del Libro de Adeje 2017

Adeje Ayuntamiento has announced that the annual Adeje Feria del Libro (book fair) will take place on the weekend of 21-22 April. Last year, in celebration of the 400 anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, the council invited English language authors to participate – and six writers from around the island took turns to be at the fair to meet the public and to present and sell their books. The council is hoping to extend…

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