Far be it from me to accuse the Junta de Andalucia of wasting money (that’s the job of the state budget controller and the EU), but 7.2 million euros giving every brat in Andalucia a free tablet computer? 27.423 students at 6º de Primaria (12 year olds) will receive a free Andalucian tablet, pre loaded with Android and Guadalinex Edu 2013. Guadalinex is free educational OS developed by the Junta for use in its Guadalinfo Continue reading Every Andaluz kid to get a free tablet computer!
You’ll be able to fly to 33 cities across Europe from Almeria this year, and the new Ryanair Dublin flight started yesterday. That’s more than ever before at this time of year. Until October, there will be a twice weekly service to Guinness-land. La Voz doesn’t bother listing the cities, so I won’t either, but it’s 33 cities across 14 European nations, although more could be added as we go through the year. Last year, Continue reading Almeria flying to 33 destinations this summer
There’s a new investigative book out that’s rocking Spain (tomorrow, actually), which basically claims King Juan Carlos knew in advance about the 1981 (failed) military coup and even assisted it in order to cement his own power. The King is well known for facing down the military and returning power to Congress, ensuring that democracy triumphed. But is this really what happened, or did the King play both sides off against the middle to come Continue reading How much did King Juan Carlos know about the 23-F military coup? Did he cause it?