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The Paseo Bars Affair

By Martin Myall

Juan Carlos has fired off broadsides and the Mayor has responded with grapeshot, but if you want to know what is going on down in the nightbars under the Altillo... »

Market Parking Developments

By Martin Myall

The parking under the municipal market in Almuñécar has been closed since 2012, but things are slowly moving, at last, but it is going to cost the town very dear. »

IBI Rise Remains

By Martin Myall

There was quite a ding dong during the latest Plenary Meeting of the Almuñécar Town Council, concerning debt and a property-tax rise (IBI). »

The End of the Line

By Martin Myall

The Partido Andalucista approved its own disbanding, effective immediately after the 2019 municipal elections. »

Doctor Benavides

By Martin Myall

Juan Carlos Benavides, the person who has occupied Mayor's seat in Almuñécar more than any other, announced that he is going back to being a doctor. »

Benavides Makes Pledge to Foreign Residents

By Martin Myall

I went along to the press conference given by the PA and headed by Juan Carlos Benavides in their party head quarters. »

Benny Acquitted… Again

By Martin Myall

This has become probably the most-used headline in the Gazette, as no matter how many cases are brought against the Ex-Mayor of Almuñécar, Juan Carlos Benavides, he's always acquitted. »

Almuñécar’s Plaque War

By Martin Myall

The main opposition party, the PA (formerly the CA; i.e. Benavides) accuses the Mayor Trinidad Herrera of eliminating plaques bearing ex-Mayor Benavides name. »

Now You See It; Now You Don’t

By Martin Myall

In March 2011 Almuñécar's then Mayor, Juan Carlos Benavides erected a plaque in honour of a lawyer - suddenly, it's gone! »

La Herradura Castle Day

By Hugh MacArthur

There was a bit of a shindig at the La Herradura castle on the 27th of April to mark the 9th anniversary of its restoration. The event was organized by the CA/PA (Benavides' party) »