Home demolitions – a passing fad for the public

Strange, really, to think how public interest wanes quickly. Remember the Prior demolition? Global outrage, lots of shouting, etc, etc. Lots of excitement all round. Then it went quiet. Then we started hearing news of homes about to be demolished in Albox. Lots more shouting. A protest march. Noise. Then it went quiet. News trickled out that the six homes in Albox had had their demolition orders overturned. People celebrated, without realising that this was Continue reading Home demolitions – a passing fad for the public

Ley de costas may be reformed

Congress has recently opened a discussion on whether or not to water down the harsh Ley de Costas, under which Spain nationalised it’s coasts in 1988 (but didn’t expropriate land until recently). CiU, the Catalan nationalist party, and Coalicion Canaria, the Canary Coalition, are both asking for the law to be watered down. The PSOE refuse point blank to change it, the PP are cautious about the law and agree in principle that it’s a Continue reading Ley de costas may be reformed