Yup, it’s a recession all right

Spain is officially in a recession after the latest economic data shows that the economy contracted 0.4% last quarter, the second quarter in a row. Which is the official definition of a recession. And the government is expecting a further contraction of 0.5% for this quarter. All this, ontop of the unemployment – now 24% of the active population – after another 290,000 people lost their jobs in the first three months of the year. Continue reading Yup, it’s a recession all right

One man crimewave arrested in Almuñécar

A fellow who is 32, and has spent 12 years in jail, has been arrested for over 60 breaking and entering offenses in the Granada town of Almuñécar over the last 6 months. He was released, 6 months ago, from jail and went straight back into crime. M.A.R.B. has been arrested over 25 times, and has spent 12 years in jail for different robbery offenses. He would break into several flats at a time, stealing Continue reading One man crimewave arrested in Almuñécar