What’s all this about the “black credit cards” of Caja Madrid?

It’s almost as exciting as the Ebola scare – all of Spain is following with rapt interest the revelations that Caja Madrid was giving out black credit cards to politicians and board members, allowing them to spend vast amounts of the banks money. The “tarjetas B” as they’re called, were credit cards that weren’t linked to any particular account, but instead siphoned money out of the banks central reserve. The bank fooled auditors by sucking Continue reading What’s all this about the “black credit cards” of Caja Madrid?

Sadistic Cuevas dog killer charged

The Guardia Civil have charged the young man who sadistically stamped a pet dog to death with animal cruelty. F.F.R., 18 years old and resident in Cuevas del Almanzora, set his Alsatian on the pet dog of an 84 year old woman in front of her for amusement, and when his dog lost interest, proceeded to kick the small animal to death. According to witnesses, he also threatened to kill her if she interfered. A Continue reading Sadistic Cuevas dog killer charged