Junta gives 475.000€ to the needy

The Junta de Andalucia has thrown a few coppers to the poor – 475.000€ is being spent on 1.371 families who have kids they can’t afford to feed. Or, about 346€ each. I hope those kids aren’t fat. Anyway, the money is only going to towns with more than 20.000 residents and is 9% more than last year. Hey, did I tell you that the politicians who are still running Andalucia are so far known Continue reading Junta gives 475.000€ to the needy

Hey! Unemployment dropped in the province! Break out the cava!

The latest figures from the social services office show that an additional 134.182 people signed onto the dole in October across Spain. The total number of people drawing the dole is now, officially,  4.360.926. That’s just about the population of Eire, if anyone if keeping count (4.481.430). The figures come a month after the official population survey showed that just under 5 million people were unemployed in Spain – that’s supposed to be people drawing Continue reading Hey! Unemployment dropped in the province! Break out the cava!