Almería mayor rejects ‘refugee city’ plans

The mayor of Almería has refused to add the city to a network of ‘refugee cities’ proposed by Barcelona and Madrid to welcome refugees from Syria and other troubled countries. Rogelio Rodríguez-Connedador said responsibility for the refugee crisis is “outside the municipal scope of power” and should be left to “European institutions and member state governments”. Left wing opposition party Izquierda Unida (IU) opposed such a stance however, lodging a motion with the city council, Continue reading Almería mayor rejects ‘refugee city’ plans