Tagged: Torrevieja

Former Mayor of Torrevieja to Be Released from Prison Next Month

The crooked ex-Mayor of Torrevieja, Pedro Hernández Mateo, is scheduled to be released from Campos del Rio prison in Murcia next month, after completing a three-year jail sentence that was handed down to him for corruption. Mateo was the Partido Popular mayor for 23 years until 2011, and was convicted of breaking the law over

Torrevieja Tops the ‘Poor City List’ Yet Again, But How Accurate Is This?

Torrevieja has once again topped the National Statistics Institute (NIE) figures for having the lowest annual income of any Spanish city, according to their survey released this week. The study is based on three-year-old Urban Indicator returns under the European Audit project to measure the so-called quality of life in 109 Spanish cities. The average

Torrevieja Tops the ‘Poor City List’ Yet Again, But How Accurate Is This?

Torrevieja has once again topped the National Statistics Institute (NIE) figures for having the lowest annual income of any Spanish city, according to their survey released this week. The study is based on three-year-old Urban Indicator returns under the European Audit project to measure the so-called quality of life in 109 Spanish cities. The average

Incredulous New Twist in N-332 Dual Carriageway Expansion Saga

The long-running story of trying to upgrade the N-332 highway around Torrevieja into a dual carriageway has taken a fresh twist, with the Valencian Government now saying that the project has nothing to do with them, amidst some unsigned documents dating back a dozen years. The Courier reported last week that Spain’s works ministry claimed

Ten-Storey High-Rise Construction Plans for Punta Prima Halted

Plans for several high-rise buildings in Punta Prima, which would be at least ten storeys high, have been delayed by Torrevieja council due to a site of historical interest in the area. Councillor Fanny Serrano said that a Civil War bomb shelter needed to be excavated on the ten-thousand-square-metre site and was an important part of Torrevieja’s