SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, 15 May. (EUROPE PRESS) –
The deputy of the Canarian Nationalist Group and part of the JNC team, Jana González, has accused the Government of the Canary Islands of “abandoning and ignoring” the primary sector “at its worst” and of “not fulfilling what it promises”, approving some aid that are “insufficient”.
For the nationalist, “it is incomprehensible that the aid package approved by the Government consists of 8 million euros for the entire Canary Islands, when there are institutions such as the Cabildo de Fuerteventura to which 8.5 million are allocated.”
Jana González has lamented that the Government “is not taking into account
the needs of the Canary Islands or the specificities of each island”. “The uncertainty of these two years of pandemic, the rise in prices of supplies and electricity are increasingly suffocating the sector to face its businesses and leaving without opportunities to those young people who want to undertake within the sector”, affirmed the deputy.
For this reason, from JNC they demand that the aid “arrive now”. “For the primary sector to recover, it is important that it be respected and recognized, and for this it is necessary for the Government to make a firm commitment to the primary sector in the Canary Islands,” González stressed.
He also pointed out that the reopening after the pandemic of the Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Fair (FEAGA) in Fuerteventura is “proof that the primary sector wants to get ahead”, but “it needs the Government of the Canary Islands to really help the fishermen, farmers and ranchers,” he added.