Here´s a quick guide to get you up to speed on the ERE (slush fund) case in Andalucia from elmundo.es Yes, you need to read Spanish. Here´s a Google translated page. Errors not mine. The slush fund case revolves around the Junta paying out millions upon millions (possibly over a billion euros) to friends and families, and later to people who were a political nuisance. President Griñán HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH THIS CASE – Continue reading What´s all this about the Andalucian ERE slush fund case?
AEMA says that the Almanzora motorway is “dead in the water” and that it will never be finished in our lifetime, as attempts by the Junta to attract private investment to finish the motorway fail – because it will cost them six times as much as actually building the thing themselves. AEMA is the Asociación de Empresarios del Mármol de Andalucía (Andalucian Marble Business Association) and has launched a public threat that it will start Continue reading Almanzora motorway project deemed “dead in the water” as protests loom
It´s Palm Sunday, and as the Spanish say: Domingo de Ramos, quien no estrena algo, se le caen las manos (“On Palm Sunday, the hands drop off of those who fail to wear something new”) Several people have said this to me today, and a few minutes searching on the net seems to bring me to the conclusion that nobody knows why you have to wear something new, you just do. It´s probably a folk Continue reading Are you wearing something new today? You should, you know!