2-year-old Savaged by Dog at Camping Ground

March 3, 2008

campsitemontanaroja.jpgA two-year-old toddler was savaged by a dog on Sunday at the Montaña Roja camp site near El Medano, Granadilla de Abona, in the  south of Tenerife
The little boy, who was bitten around his face, was rushed to an emergency centre by his family and later transferred to the Accident and Emergency unit at El Mojón. Fortunately, his injuries were found not to be  serious.

Near Miss

March 2, 2008

Miss Tenerife, seventeen- year-old Patricia Yirena Rodríguez,  has been crowned Miss Spain 2008 to bring the title back to Tenerife for the first time in 30 years. queens.jpgPatricia comes from the Charco del Pino district in Granadilla where excited family and friends watched their girl take the title on a big screen erected by the local council. continued »

Look out Lookie-men!

March 2, 2008

A 32-year-old Senegalese man was arrested in the early hours of Saturday morning after Arona police spotted him going in and out of several bars and restaurants with a knapsack full of  DVDs.

The man, identified only as TA was detained and charged with crimes against intelectual property after officers found the knapsack contained 357 pirated DVDs.  A catalogue of available film titles was also taken into evidence.