El Pais recently published a rather nasty “special report” on illegal homes built across Andalucia, protest groups formed to protect owners rights and the protest march scheduled for the 9th of January in Almeria and. (Libertad Paloma, from Cadiz, 7/12/08). “They built without permission, they paid a lot less for their homes than for a normal home and they broke the law. But still they ask for more. Around the illegal suburbs built in Andalucia Continue reading “El Pais” attacks AUAN and illegal home owners in Almanzora
Rumours reach me of a clandestine pharmacy operating out of a basement in Turre, just around the corner from Don Moldenhauers pharmacy on the main square. The story goes that the son of certain respected resident of Turre was recently granted the ownership of a pharmacy franchise in a village in the hills (Laujar de Andarax was mentioned?). Remember that pharmacies in Spain are regulated by the Guild of Pharmacists (Colegio de Farmaceuticos), and it Continue reading Clandestine pharmacy in Turre operating out of a front room?
The B.O.E. (Boletin Oficial del Estado) is the oficial journal through which the Spanish government publishes laws, decrees, decisions and oficial notices to the state. In the old days (ie, yesterday!) it was published on paper, and sent to every town hall in the country, plus lawyers, courts, etc. Quite a bit of paper, as you can imagine. Well, as from today it will be only published online, in a free digital edition daily at Continue reading B.O.E. now only online
As from today, Popeye – that happy little sailor spinach dwarf fella – comes out of copyright in the EU. But not the US. It’s 70 years to the day that his creator (Elzie Sagar) died, so out of copyright he comes, and we can all use his picture to sell our homegrown spinach. (Does anybody market homegrown spinach any more?) Just don’t import it to the states, you’ll get sued. By the way, he Continue reading Popeye comes out of copyright in the EU