If they spend 200M on the AVE in Almeria, I´ll go home

Rafael Hernando, the national deputy for the PP, has publically stated that if the governments’ promise in the National Budget of 200 million euros for the AVE in 2009 comes true, he´ll give up and go home. But if it doesn´t, then he will expect the same of Diego Asensio, senator for the PSOE and the chap who is crowing about the “coup”. It’s an impressive statement, but Rafael claims that it is impossible to Continue reading If they spend 200M on the AVE in Almeria, I´ll go home

567 million euros for Almeria in next years Budget

567 million euros has been earmarked for Almeria in next years General Budget. Last year it was only 457,6 million. Included in these budgets is 190million for the AVE, 241,2 million for water (another two desalination plants, general water network improvements, and sewage plants), 17,9 million for the expansion of the airport, 22,2 million for new motorway access, 34,3 million for improvements of agriculture, and a few euros left over for the coffees.