567 million euros has been earmarked for Almeria in next years General Budget. Last year it was only 457,6 million. Included in these budgets is 190million for the AVE, 241,2 million for water (another two desalination plants, general water network improvements, and sewage plants), 17,9 million for the expansion of the airport, 22,2 million for new motorway access, 34,3 million for improvements of agriculture, and a few euros left over for the coffees.
The Junta de Andalucia has announced that it is to spend 162 thousand euros restoring the ancient Torre de Pirulico, the famous ruined watchtower that stands guard over Macenas beach, and is inviting tenders for the contract. The tower is believed to have been constructed by the Moors between the 12th and 14th centuries and it was an important part of coastal defenses during the 15th and 16th centures as part of the network that Continue reading Torre del Pirulico to be restored