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Long hot weekend in Gran Canaria

Long hot weekend in Gran Canaria

Weather forecasts indicate that it will be a hot weekend ahead with high temperatures in the midland areas of the south of Gran Canaria and a possible risk of forest fires. The fire risk has also been highlighted for the islands of Tenerife, La Palma and El Hierro. The wind is expected to be strong and moderate to […]

Maspalomas set to strictly enforce penalties for excessive noise in entertainment venues

Maspalomas set to strictly enforce penalties for excessive noise in entertainment venues

From this weekend, on 16 August, the City of San Bartolomé de Tirajana is set to begin enforcing a new byelaw, becoming the first municipal council in Spain to require bar and music venue owners to install centrally controlled sound delimiters within their premises.  The popular Maspalomas & Playa del Inglés tourist resorts are expected to […]

Betrayed – Part Seven

Betrayed – Part Seven

I change into a black skirt and blouse and wrap a black shawl around my shoulders. As an afterthought, I pin on the amethyst brooch. Looking like a Canarian widow in mourning, I catch a bus to the funeral parlour.  Gavin is not here. The figure in the coffin claiming to be Gavin is wearing […]

Tax Benefits of Donations

Tax Benefits of Donations

Royaldecree 49/2002 of 23 December on the taxation of non-profit entities and tax incentives for patronage allows companies a deduction of 35% corporate income tax with a maximum of 10% of the base assessment and in the case of individuals from 25% in Income Tax for Individuals Patronage Law The Law 49/2002 of 23 December […]

Tax Benefits of Donations

Tax Benefits of Donations

Royaldecree 49/2002 of 23 December on the taxation of non-profit entities and tax incentives for patronage allows companies a deduction of 35% corporate income tax with a maximum of 10% of the base assessment and in the case of individuals from 25% in Income Tax for Individuals Patronage Law The Law 49/2002 of 23 December […]

Tax Benefits of Donations

Tax Benefits of Donations

Royaldecree 49/2002 of 23 December on the taxation of non-profit entities and tax incentives for patronage allows companies a deduction of 35% corporate income tax with a maximum of 10% of the base assessment and in the case of individuals from 25% in Income Tax for Individuals Patronage Law The Law 49/2002 of 23 December […]

Hamilton and Grossa will operate Repsol logistics base

Hamilton and Grossa will operate Repsol logistics base

The Canarian companies Hamilton and Grossa have been selected by Repsol for their new logistics base to support the controversial research surveys to be carried out in waters near the archipelago, with an investment and procurement contract totaling some 30 million dollars. Hamilton and Grossa, in a joint venture, will provide the services for supply, storage and docking, among others. Repsol selected […]

Hamilton and Grossa will operate Repsol logistics base

Hamilton and Grossa will operate Repsol logistics base

The Canarian companies Hamilton and Grossa have been selected by Repsol for their new logistics base to support the controversial research surveys to be carried out in waters near the archipelago, with an investment and procurement contract totaling some 30 million dollars. Hamilton and Grossa, in a joint venture, will provide the services for supply, storage and docking, among others. Repsol selected […]