This week saw the annual award ceremony organised by the Government of Fuerteventura to present honours and awards that recognise the role of local people and groups whose actions or work add value to life across the island.
These Fuerteventura awards recognised the involvement of personalities, such as Maria Victoria Cabrera, who was named adoptive daughter posthumously, for her role in rural tourism in the island.
The title of Favourite Son of Fuerteventura was given to Antonio Ortega for his work in health care.
Another award went to Jose Padilla with a gold medal for the promotion of the agricultural sector.
The artistic Merit Award went to Antonio Patallo, and the Colectivo LGBTI Alihay received the Social Merit Award.
Silver medals were present to the Fishing Club Faro de la Entallada, The Casino de Antigua, the Murga Las Ignorantes of the Elderly Centre of Morro Jable and the Cultural Leisure Association Mas Ruines que Cain.
The Sporting Merit was awarded to the Club Deportivo Caima Fuerteventura de Villaverde, and the Cultural Merit was awarded to La Charca Neighbourhood Association.
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