Tag Archive

Stranded Russian Ship Update

By Hugh MacArthur

Readers will remember that we ran an article in September on a Russian ship in Motril Port, whose owners had gone bust. »

The Ones That Didn’t Get Away

By Martin Myall

Thinking of taking your car to North Africa? No? Well, somebody else might be, which might explain why it is no longer where you parked it. »

Children Kidnapped by Father

By Vivienne Hughes

The Policía Nacional intercepted a father who was trying to take his children, both toddlers, out of the country illegally. »

Port Anger over Staff Shortage

By Hugh MacArthur

Seven Moroccan lorries carrying fruit & veg were held up at Motril Port over a whole weekend owing to a lack of customs staff. »

Unwanted Holding Centre

By Hugh MacArthur

The Mayor of Motril, Flor Almón, had a meeting with locals from the Barrio de Varadero to assure them that an immigrant holding centre would not be set up next to them. »

Motril to Lose Extra Police

By Hugh MacArthur

Extra police were transferred in to Motril to cope with the steady influx of illegal immigrants/migrants last summer but now they will be leaving. »

Elections & Promises

By Martin Myall

(COH 09C) Yes, the municipal elections are just four months away and our politicians are warming up for the Great Porkies Olympics for the coming campaign. »

German Woman Arrested in Motril

By Vivienne Hughes

A German woman and her adult son were caught allegedly trying to smuggle an illegal immigrant into the country via Motril Port on the 30th of December. »

Police Save Biker’s Life

By Martin Myall

Two policemen belonging to the Guardia Civil managed to save a biker's life after he suffered a lower-limb amputation. »

Stowaway Perched Precariously

By Vivienne Hughes

Motril port police had to alert the Coast Guards to the presence of a stowaway, perched precariously on the side of a docking ferry. »

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