What do you do when the authorities won’t or can’t repair your kiddy’s school? You do it yourself, which is what is happening in Loja in the Poniente de Granada.
A squabble between two gypsy families in Loja, in the Poniente de Granada was settled by the Council of the Elders – a rarely used dispute measure.
A 46-year-old old man from Loja is lucky to be alive after suffering from a stroke (CVA) as he worked alone on his olive grove.
Even as Granada groaned under the weight of 4,000 tonnes of accumulated rubbish, two other Andalusian cities were going through the same calvary: Loja and Sevilla.
The Town Hall of Loja has to pay the equivalent of 8,000 euros a day to the banks to cover its loans, which represents 20% of its earnings.
People were astounded to hear that workers on the high-speed-train line outside Loja managed to seriously weaken a standard railway bridge during blasting operations.
Close to the town of Loja, which is the capital of the Poniente de Granada, or western Granada, Río Genil runs through a 20m-deep canyon, after flowing over a waterfall called, Cola de Caballo (Horse Tail).
Work on the new area (comarcal) fire station in Loja has ground to a halt after the construction company went bust, and it is not the first time that Loja has seen a virtually completed project wallow, dead in the water.
A 20-year-old lad from Archidona (Malaga) died after receiving both barrels of a shotgun, hitting him in the neck and head. It was 23.35h on the street of a small village near Loja.
At a time when many people have no job, no savings, no income, the fact that we have 445,568 politicians drawing salaries from public funds is beyond comprehension for the average Spaniard.