Archive for CAMPO DE GIBRALTAR
News from various sources say that twenty-six caves containing prehistoric paintings have been damaged over the past year either by the weather or by people. The list includes the Laja Alta paintings in Jimena (photo).> Read the rest of this entry »
(Agencies) Mayor Juan Carlos Suárez (photo: DiarioSur) of La Línea announced this morning that he is resigning ‘as of now’ because he has been barred from public office for six months’ by the Provincial Court as a result of the Palex financial scandal, whereby he was accused and found guilty of ignoring court orders regarding payments for a hemodialysis service that go back to 1994.
(Agencies) The Budget for 2010, presented on Monday in Madrid by Elena Salgado, Second Vice-President and Minister for Economy (photo), and subject to much negotiation, includes a total of €239,930,290 for the Campo de Gibraltar. Most of the money (58%, or €140,824,000) would be scheduled for the Algeciras Port Authority. And most of that (€73,461,000) is destined for a new container terminal at Isla Verde.> Read the rest of this entry »
(Agencies) The ‘new’ bird observatory at Monte Cazalla (photo: EuropaSur) will not be opened for at least a year, according to Tarifa Councillor Paola Moreno. Announced a year ago as ‘one of the best places in Europe to watch the migration of birds’,> Read the rest of this entry »
(Last minute: 15.30) The whole of Andalucía is under a weather alert but more so on the Southern Coast, i.e. the Straits area and most of the Campo de Gibraltar, where 50 cubic cms per square metre in less than an hour is expected some time over the weekend.