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Junta against EU Fishing Cuts

By Martin Myall

The Junta’s Board for Agriculture & Fishing rejects the EU management plan for fishing in the Western Mediterranean. “We understand that a global plan for fishing in the Mediterranean has to be drawn up, but not that Andalucía should be the hardest hit,” said the new Head of the board, Carmen Crespo, adding that... »

Angry Motrileños

By Vivienne Hughes

Hundreds of Motrileños marched through the streets on Saturday protesting over the services provided at Hospital Santa Ana. »

Demolition is Inevitable

By Martin Myall

You're probably sick and tired of hearing about the municipal-market affair but believe me, this article will not be the last you hear of it in the coming months. »

Herbicide Revolt

By Hugh MacArthur

Locals in Dílar (Granada) are up in arms over the use of glyphosate on the streets, footpaths and near water channels. »

Beachy but far from Peachy

By Hugh MacArthur

Work began down on Motril's beaches to replenish the washed-away sand but locals are far from happy; they're on the war path! »

Market Demolition Closer

By Martin Myall

(COE14) Well, the Almuñécar Council had its Plenary Meeting and the ruling party, as expected, tabled a motion to draw up a demolition study for the municipal market. »

Hotel Bahía Protests

By Hugh MacArthur

Workers at the Hotel Bahía Tropical in Almuñécar demonstrated on the 10th against an “anti-union” attitude from the Hotel and abusing work-condition accords. »

The Granada Hospital Dispute

By Martin Myall

The opening of the new hospital in Granada near the Science Park should have been a cause for celebration but it has become the centre of a regional health-system storm instead. »

Cortijo Rubbish Protest

By Martin Myall

Some 250 people demonstrated outside the Motril town-hall building on Tuesday the 15th over the new cortijo rubbish-collection tax. »

Granada Protest March

By Vivienne Hughes

A Huge crowd gathered in central Granada on Sunday the 16th to protest over the state of the capital's hospitals. According to official figures the crowd numbered 40,000 protestors. »

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