A second beach has been reopened after being declared safe from toxic algae which caused almost 100 people to need medical attention. Quitepellajos in Palomares (Cuevas del Almanzora) was reopened Saturday to the public. The Vera beach was reopened earlier this week. A beach in Villaricos is still offlimits.
200 people in the Los Lobos area of Cuevas and Murcia stand to lose all they possess as a new natural park for tortoises is shifted to avoid expropriating farmland. The national government has been ordered by Brussels to declare a new National Park to allow the endangered local tortoise species to survive, after it ran the unnecessary and unbuilt AVE high speed trainline through the centre of their habitat. The AVE, along with the Continue reading 200 people in Cuevas lose homes for a new tortoise sanctuary