It was in 2005 when the then Minister for Public Works, Magdelena Álvarez, announced that the A-7 coastal autovía would open in 2008. We could go back 20 years, if we wanted to retrace the first steps of the autovía, but let’s keep things within recent memory.
The XIV Solidarity Campaign with Baracoa (Cuba) enjoyed some sunshine, thank God, as there was a worry that recent rains would spoil the fund-raising event, which, by the way, will be using some of the funds obtained to help the people of Haiti.
There has been quite an uproar over the sacking of eleven permanent staff from the Hotel Playa (originally Sol Meliá), which is situated on Playa San Cristóbal, next to Río Seco.
One of the problems produced by the constant rainfall is the rise in the water-table, which has flooded out basements in Almuñécar and La Herradura, one of which is the Aquarium, which had to be closed down for about a week to pump the encroaching water out.
Lentegí was shocked to learn that the New Zealander, Kevin Holmes, was the co-pilot on a rescue helicopter that crashed into the sea off Almería Port. Three of the four crew, amongst them Mr Holmes, perished.
All in all, the Mayor has come off pretty well, as far as ‘dates with the judge’ go this month
You know when there is an economical crisis on the prowl when somebody decides to raffle their supermarket for 100 euros a ticket.
car fire in the basement parking of a building caused the building to be temporally evacuated.
Nasty little gits have vandalised the electronic, Tourist-Information panels (infoterminales).
On the 18th of January we went onto TDT (Televisión Digital Terrestre) all over Spain, Almuñécar included. TDT is digital transmission via normal terrestrial broadcasts, rather than via a satellite.