News Snippets – Costa de Almeria

News Snippets - Costa de Almeria
ANCIENT CITY: Excavating for further remains of the Roman municipality of Turaniana in Roquetas Photo credit: Roquetas town hall

Roman remains EXCAVATIONS began on municipally-owned land in Roquetas to locate further vestiges of the Roman town of Turaniana, guided by the results of previous prospections that used non-invasive ground-penetrating radar equipment.

AVE pledge WORK on Almeria’s AVE high speed train will pick up speed in “within weeks” announced junior transport minister Isabel Pardo de Vera, who insisted it would be operative by 2026.

Picture that TWO etchings by Rembrandt are on display at Almeria City’s Doña Pakyta art museum where they can be visited until September 24 during the museum’s Obra Invitada (Invited Works) programme.  


New course FROM the 2021-2022 academic year onwards, it will be possible to study Medicine at Almeria University after Andalucia’s regional parliament approved the proposal which was backed by all political parties.


Linda came to Spain to live when she was 24, just over 52 years ago, and her husband is Spanish. She began writing for English-language local newspapers in the mid-1970s and hasn’t stopped since! She leads a Spanish life, which she believes is vital when conveying the news to English-speaking residents, and along the way she produced two editions of Expand Your Spanish, helping English-speakers to enlarge their knowledge of the language. She was excited to be in at the birth of the Euro Weekly News in 1999 and is still passionately writing for the paper 22 years later.


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