The opposition PSOE party in Garrucha have finally gotten around to lodging their complaint against the Mayor with the Courts. They reckon that over 1,3 million euros is missing from the town coffers, and that he and the budget controller have been up to the usual tricks. I wrote about this back in Feb when the PSOE first announced plans to lodge the complaint (Garrucha PSOE opposition says Mayor has pinched over a million) but Continue reading Garrucha Mayor accused of 1.3 million euro theft – complaint finally lodged→
Another snag has hit the abandoned Almanzora motorway – the company that’s supposed to be building it has basically gone under, so works can’t resume. That’s the explanation of the Junta for why works haven’t started, despite the fact that cash has been made available in the 2014 budget. Work on the Almanzora motorway was abandoned in 2011 when the Junta ran out of cash. They tried to do a civil-public partnership, but no-one was Continue reading Still no date on when Almanzora motorworks will resume→
Abortion has caused more pain, suffering and death in Spain than the Civil War, claimed the Bishop of Alcalá de Henares yesterday. Juan Antonio Reig Pla said it was a silent holocaust, and that all political parties and people of faith must join together to ensure abortion is banned. “Liberty of Women cannot be corrupted by defending the Right to Decide” he proclaimed. Nobody is quite sure what he’s on about. See if you can Continue reading Abortion worse than the Spanish Civil War reckons the Church→
Something rolled behind a counter, perhaps? One of the main autopsy labs in Almeria’s Instituto de Medicina Legal has been closed due to a terrible smell. Nobody has been able to figure out where it’s coming from, although they suspect the a/c unit. Pathologists have been complaining about the smell for the last two years, reports ideal.es, but it’s never been as bad as for the last few days.
Farmers! Fancy something better than just a powder? Ask for Isperss! roar the billboards (sporting a winking beauty) selling insecticide to farmers around Almeria and El Ejido. The controversy is only apparent when you realise that polvo doesn’t just mean a powder, but is also slang for a quick one round the back of the bike sheds.