At one o’clock today, 18th November 2014, representatives of the regional government demolished the home of Frank and Janet Dole, in Las Terreras, a tiny hamlet in Cantoria in the Valley of Almanzora. Frank and Janet had purchased the property, one of four on a small development, in early 2005 from their promoter, Francisco Pedrosa Moreno, only to discover in late 2006 that the property was in fact illegal and that the promoter had been Continue reading Two British homes demolished today in Cantoria
The Spanish media has been asked to stop calling those Islamic nutters the “Islamic State” as it dignifies “an unpleasant terrorist organisation”. The call came from a private communique from the Ministry of Defense issued to Spanish papers and broadcasters by Minister Francisco Martinéz. Fran, who doesn’t really have any planes to join in the fun with, has to make do with urging papers to start calling IS Daesh. Daesh, it seems, is what the Continue reading Stop calling them the Islamic State says Spanish Government to media
Some months after announcing that the AVE to Almería would be single line only, the government has made a sudden and unexplained U-Turn and promised that it will be double tracked after all. Nobody seems sure why the sudden turn around, unless it’s to allow the PP party in Almería to claim victory??? Or because since the government intends to privatise the Almería line, they’re afraid nobody will want a single line track. Anyway, the Continue reading Train U-Turn : AVE will be double tracked after all!