Teguise rescues the history of Lanzarote through an agreement with the Archivo General de Indias.

This agreement allow to investigate ancient documentation and establishes collaboration for selection and digital reproduction of documents that are kept in the Archivo General de Indias, for publication and dissemination on the web of the Municipal Archives of Teguise. A collaboration that will rescue a valuable part of the written history of Teguise as the old capital of Lanzarote, which will celebrate its 600 anniversary in 2018.

Oswaldo Betancort, Mayor of Teguise, notes that “it is very important to Teguise to dispose of the material and the necessary tools for the diffusion of the knowledge of our history and put them at the service of society and citizenship”.

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