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Motril Trawlers under Pressure

By Vivienne Hughes

The Motril fishing sector has suffered a new blow after the introduction of more restrictive regulations concerning trawling. »

Italian Drug Runners Arrested

By Hugh MacArthur

The Guardia Civil intercepted a luxury yacht with 3,385 kilos of hashish on board opposite the Almería/Granada provincial border. »

Largest Bulk-Carrier Docks

By Hugh MacArthur

Motril port saw a large bulk-carrier ship, Banasol, dock, carrying 50,000 tonnes of molasses; the largest shipment to date in the port. »

Policeman Investigated over Photos

By Hugh MacArthur

A policeman in Motril whose task it was to look after the immigrant centre in the port is being investigated for taking photos of the installations. »

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. »

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