7 metre whale found in Huelva city centre

Okay, in the river as it passes through the city centre. After receiving several hysterical phone calls about this massive thing blocking the river, Policía Portuaria, Guardia Civil, Bomberos, Policía Local & Salvamento Marítimo all set out to join in the fun, but the animal died before anything could be done to save it. [Adsense-B] Nobody has any idea why the whale travelled up the river to die, but it caused an almighty traffic jam Continue reading 7 metre whale found in Huelva city centre

Strawberry harvest in Huelva limited to EU citizens (no cheap workers, please)

Only EU citizens will be allowed to harvest strawberries in Huelva this year in an attempt to reduce the crippling unemployment rate in the region, according to the Junta de Andalucia. The Junta has refused to issue any temporary work permits to African workers this year, and has told farmer coops that they must “hire Spanish”. Farmers usually hire around 5,000 African workers to help gather in the strawberry harvest, many of whom come over Continue reading Strawberry harvest in Huelva limited to EU citizens (no cheap workers, please)