Tension runs high in Almuñécar between members of opposing political parties; i.e., between the A.A. and the C.A.
A woman has been sentenced to seven days house arrest for calling a mayor an “idiot” and a “fascist.”
Great word, that! A ‘yayoflauta’ is a pensioner who takes part in demonstrations against social injustices. One such lady is standing trial in Madrid for insulting a policeman.
Juez Pedraz finds that the protestors outside the Parliament building did not commit any punishable act. He put the situation down to political decadence in Spain.
Benny and the Judges have seen a lot of judicial action during December. Let’s start with the big one. Regional press headlines on the 16th boomed out, “Un jurado popular absuelve a Benavides” (A jury acquits Benavides). This was the second time in just two months that Juan Carlos Benavides – against all expectation – walked away from a date with the Judge a free and innocent man.