Almeria airport to get illegal taxi watching station

I at first assumed the news was talking about how sad local planespotters are at the decline of traffic to LEI, better known as Almeria International Airport, and were switching to spotting illegal taxis. However, upon re-reading the news, I spot that the watchers are actually police officers, who will be setting up in a specially built observation post to identify and catch illegal taxi drivers picking up and dropping off passengers at the airport. Continue reading Almeria airport to get illegal taxi watching station

Policeman dies in Almeria chasing illegal taxi

21 year old Francisco Javier Balbín París, a local policeman in Almeria, who died on Tuesday after crashing his motorbike while chasing an illegal taxi that refused to stop at his command, was buried with full honours last night in Almeria. He had served only since last December. The Mayor of Almeria has declared two days of official mourning, with flags to be flown at half mast, and awarded the young man the Golden Medal of Continue reading Policeman dies in Almeria chasing illegal taxi