Chap in Adra kills his husband

In what is believed to be the first ever case of murder between spouses in a homosexual marriage in Spain, a man from Adra was killed by his (estranged) spouse yesterday. The 34 year old victim (Manuel L.), who worked at Adra town hall, had recently separated from his Moroccan spouse and was seeking divorce citing his violent temperament. The murder took place on their 3rd anniversary. Police and ambulance arrived shortly after a neighbour Continue reading Chap in Adra kills his husband

Our local rock group hits 40

It wasn’t until Emilio Ruiz reminded me that I realised that Almerías answer to The Beatles released their first Nº 1 40 years ago this month. Los Puntos ( was a rock group from Cuevas del Almanzora whose first single “Miguel” was released in 1969. Boyhood friends, all of their songs were written by the modestly named “Pepe grano de oro”. Unlike many groups their career continued for quite a few years until the late Continue reading Our local rock group hits 40