The usual pre-election purge hits Mojácar

Rosmari, the leader of Mojácar, has had a blowout with her political allies in Mojacar and fired Carlos Cervantes (bearded fellow, leftwing leader of the IU and similar, used to be mayor until he was cut down) and Angel Medina (leader of Cuidadanos Europeos, never been mayor but would like to), both (now ex-) senior councillors and coalition allies in her townhall. It’s all amazingly complicated and I can’t pretend to be bothered to memorise Continue reading The usual pre-election purge hits Mojácar

Spanish MP to meet citizens with illegal properties

José Antonio Castro, a member of the Parliament of Andalucía and of its Planning and Environment Committee, will meet and listen to representatives of citizens’ groups in Almería affected by planning and real estate abuses. He wishes in future to put questions or a resolution before Parliament. Date and time: Thursday, 9th July 2009, from 12:00 to 14:00 hours. Place: Salon de Usos Multiples, Turre, Almería.

Manuel Chaves to quit as President of Andalucía

President-for-life Manuel Chaves is to leave his position as President of Andalucía, and will take up an important position in the central Government, as head of Territorial Organisation, and as one of three new Vice Presidents Zapatero is creating. After 19 years in the job, he is handing over to Nº2 – José Antonio Griñán. ZP is expected to announce a major cabinet reshuffle next Tuesday, when he will remove current Finance Minister Solbes and Continue reading Manuel Chaves to quit as President of Andalucía