Tagged: Murcia

Bidding Will Open for Corvera Airport Management Contract

Murcia’s regional government is going ahead with tendering the management contract for Corvera airport, even though no deal has been reached with San Javier’s operator, AENA, over any timetable to close it down, in addition to compensation payments over a new runway installed there a few years ago.   The 25-year management contact for Corvera

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48 detenidos y 600 joyas recuperadas en una nueva macrooperación contra las mafias georgianas de asaltantes de viviendas

Foto relacionada con la nota de prensaHan sido registrados simultáneamente 15 inmuebles en Madrid capital, Getafe, Leganés y Barcelona, donde se han intervenido, además de las piezas de joyería, numerosos efectos electrónicos de ilícita procedencia, 13.000 euros, documentación y material para cometer los robos
Con esta actuación se ha logrado esclarecer más de 40 hechos delictivos cometidos en Madrid y Murcia, así como un homicidio cometido en Georgia
Los efectos intervenidos forman parte de la exposición de joyas y efectos recuperados por la Policía Nacional que, hasta el próximo día 31 de marzo, puede ser visitada en la Jefatura Superior de Policía de Madrid, por aquellos ciudadanos que haya sido víctimas de un robo en su vivienda en 2016 o 2017

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Orihuela Fruit Theft Gang Nabbed

Two Moroccan fruit rustlers were caught orange-handed when they were caught by Torrevieja-based Guardia Civil officers loading the stolen goods into a couple of vans in the Orihuela area. The men, aged in their twenties, fled in one of their vehicles and were chased by the Guardia, who quickly blocked them off, with the Moroccans

New Drainage System to Prevent Flooding for San Javier Area

Three and a half million euro is to be spent to stop flooding in the San Javier area, with the construction of a new drainage system and floodwater tank in Santiago de la Ribera on Avenida Patrulla Águila.   The accumulated water will be made available to local farmers via the local water treatment plant,

Sand Lost in Storms Being Replaced on Mar Menor Beaches

Everything is going to schedule in replacing the sand lost from the beaches of San Javier, San Pedro del Pinatar and Los Alcázares (pictured) during the winter storms. That’s the view of the Murcia regional government, which says that 120 thousand cubic metres of sand is being put into place, with the work set to be

Young Romanian Woman Arrested for “Hugging” Robberies in Rojales

A young Romanian woman was arrested in the Rojales area last week after being involved in a series of “hugging” robberies. The detention was made after a joint operation between the Rojales local police and the Guardia Civil. The woman had been operating with two associates outside some shops in the Doña Pepa II urbanisation, and would steal items

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Iraqi Refugees Discovered in Truck Travelling Through Spain to Britain

The Guardia Civil are looking into a suspected human trafficking route after discovering two trucks from the Murcia region carrying Iraqi refugees, with the journeys set to end in Britain. Officers found eight Iraqis of Kurdish ethnicity, including four children, in the back of a refrigerated truck on the A-23 highway near the town of

Sports Tourism on the up in the Murcia Region Led by Golf and Soccer Visitors

Sports tourism is set to bring in 279 million euro into the Murcia region this year, according to the regional government’s tourism department, with the main focus being in the San Pedro del Pinatar and San Javier municipalities. A special presentation this week at the Pinatar Arena, led by tourist minister Juan Hernandez, revealed that

Unemployment in Healthy Decline

The number of unemployed people in Spain fell by just over nine thousand to three point seven million in February, according to official government figures. Overall, the number of people out of work has gone down by over 402 thousand over 12 months. On a month-to-month basis, the Murcia region’s total of 117 thousand people

Murcia in Political Showdown

Murcia’s underfire Partido Popular President, , Pedro Antonio Sánchez (pictured left), could be forced out of office after the Ciudadanos party pulled out of their coalition with the PP. Antonio Sánchez is currently being investigated by the National Court over corruption claims under Operation Punica, and had to answer questions from a judge on Monday

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