Junta says Algarrobico will be demolished “as soon as” the courts allow

Mar Moreno, the nº2 at the Junta de Andalucía, told reporters today that the Junta de Andalucía is very clear on the matter – as soon as the Supreme Court gives the green light, the Junta will order the bulldozers in to demolish the El Algarrobico hotel. The question of whether or not the hotel has been built on protected land is now in the Supreme Court of Andalucia (TSJA) and a quorum of five Continue reading Junta says Algarrobico will be demolished “as soon as” the courts allow

Government agrees to cover Algarrobico demolition costs

The central government has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Junta de Andalucía, that it will cover the demolition costs of the controversial El Algarrobico hotel, in the case that the judicial scene permits demolition to go ahead. The Junta de Andalucía, meanwhile, will cover the cost of landscaping and returning the area to its natural state once the hotel has been removed. Sec. of state for the environment, Teresa Ribera, has made it Continue reading Government agrees to cover Algarrobico demolition costs

El Algarrobico vanishes under Greenpeace netting

El Algarrobico, everybodies favourite hotel on the beach in Carboneras, disappeared under 1800o m2 of green netting as Greenpeace yet again called for the expropiation and demolition of this half built hotel on the beach. Some 60 Greenpeace volunteers turned up to help out, and were quickly surrounded by a “large” number of police and Guardia units after the Azata del Sol (the owners of the hotel) watchmen called for help, but were permitted to Continue reading El Algarrobico vanishes under Greenpeace netting