Almeria fiestas have ended, and depending upon who you listen to, were either well behaved or too dangerous to walk the streets; full of fun or full of drunken aggressive youths; a financial success or a financial sinkhole; well planned and executed or simply a bunch of drunks in a corner. I started to read all of the different accounts of it, trying to form an opinion, then realised that every since press release was Continue reading Almeria fiestas – the weighing up
The Ministry of Defense has confirmed that they have entered an application to Turre town hall to install a secret surveillance post at the top of the Sierra Cabrera, ontop of the tall peak above Cabrera. While this was originally believed to form part of the “SIVE” network that attempts to locate pateras (boats of illegal immigrants) off the coast, ex-mayor Arturo Grima declared that this was only a cover and the post will be Continue reading Government surveillance post to be placed in Cabrera
As a sign of protest against the suspension of two local police in Vera by the Mayor (he claims they were in dereliction of duty, the local police say that they were an example used to frighten the rest of them into signing a new work contract) the entire local police force of Vera have voted to go onto minimum duties. This means no overtime, no use of personal mobiles (as the official system has Continue reading Vera local police go onto minimum duties – no traffic fines!