Sunday, 19 February 2017

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African sex gang smashed by police

POLICE have broken up a gang who specialised in trafficking Nigerian women into Spain as sex workers. It is thought they had been operating their smuggling route for at least 10 years. The women were either hidden in lorries or brought across the Straits of Gibraltar in fast boats. From…

Space cowboy returns to Almeria

JAMIROQUAI will be releasing a new record, Automaton, on March 31 and have returned to Almeria for the fourth time to film a videoclip which will accompany it. Following seven years of silence, the British group has once again chosen the province as the setting for their video, as they…

Palomares decontamination uncertain

THE Spanish government has admitted it “cannot know” whether Donald Trump and his new government will uphold the agreement regarding clearing contamination from Palomares. MP Eva Garcia Sempere announced that she had queried the matter and the central government had responded that “currently there is no way of knowing whether…

Investigation reveals that girl, 13, was not prostituted by her mother

THE Prosecution Office in Almeria has confirmed that a 13-year-old girl suspected of having been forced into sexual work by her mother has not in fact been working as a prostitute. However, she was performing domestic work in exchange for cash which she used to buy spirits and tobacco for…

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Greenpeace takes Carboneras mayors to court over illegal hotel

TIRED of waiting for demolition of the illegal hotel in El Algarrobico, Greenpeace has decided to try and take the current and former mayors of Carboneras to court. The ecologist organisation has announced it has lodged a complaint with the Public Prosecutor for the Environment and Town Planning against Salvador…

Police in Almeria to patrol in plain clothes

PLAIN clothed Local Police officers have started patrolling various areas of Almeria City at night with a view to cracking down on crime. This, Citizen Security councillor Maria Vazquez explained, will allow them to “make the most of the surprise factor and catch those who break the law unawares.” The…

LEO THE LION: Ready for next stage on beating cancer journey

JUST a couple of days after surgery on two brain tumours at Alder Hey Children's Hospital on Merseyside, four-year-old Leo Bermejo from Almeria is being discharged. The incredible news has given the family the green light to organise the next stage of his cancer battle with proton beam therapy in…

'Everything went to plan' for Leo's fourth brain tumour op

LEO BERMEJO, the four-year-old cancer fighter from Almeria has undergone surgery on his two brain tumours at the Alder Hey Children's Hospital on Merseyside. Surgeons operated on the left area of the brain where the tumours keep growing. But, they did not operate on a new 'suspicious looking' nodule below…

Mojacar council leading the online pack

WHEN it comes to online promotion, Mojacar council has set an example to follow to the extent that other Almeria municipalities have been asking it for advice on the matter. Well aware of fashions and modern ways of seeking information, the council has recently updated its website and worked on…

English teacher running length of Europe

IN August 2016 Aleks Kashefi, a science teacher from Buxton in Derbyshire, started what was to be an epic 6,200km solo adventure to run the entire length of Europe, a distance of almost 150 ultra-marathons. His incredible journey began at the most northern point of mainland Europe, Nordkapp in Norway,…

Gang lured 165 women into prostitution in Almeria

 More than 160 women, most of them from Russia, were lured to Spain and forced to work as prostitutes across Almeria, prosecutors claim. The women’s passports were taken and they were forced to work in the sex trade to repay debts of up to €1,800. With no knowledge of the…

Leo the Lion all set for brain tumour op

BRAVE four-year-old Leo Bermejo is all set to undergo surgery on his two brain tumours at the Alder Hey Children's Hospital on Merseyside. Surgeons have told the family the cancer is purely focused in the left area of the brain where the tumours keep growing. The plan is for them…
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