The Junta de Andalucía has had a spectacular volte face and has declared the “La Ballabona” luxury city project “in the Interest of Tourism” (de interés turístico). 10,000 houses, a golf course, associated services and even a casino are part of the plans according to La Voz de Almería. The La Ballabona project (which is that vast amount of citrus trees between Antas and Huercal Overa – look for the petrol station of the same Continue reading Junta backtracks and authorises 10,000 new houses in La Ballabona, Huercal Overa
The Andalucia Historic Debt (Deuda Histórica de Andalucía) is a somewhat fuzzy concept of how much Spain has had out of Andalucía, versus what Andalucía has had out Spain. Some people calculate it from the late 1800’s. The central government tried to define the concept in 1978, and again in 1981 with the Fondo Compensación Interterritorial (Interterritorial Compensation Fund), but naturally enough Catalunya was miffed that they weren’t getting “enough”. Ignoring the fact that so Continue reading Chaves liquidates the historic debt with Andalucia – only €95 a head?