Truck Stop Robbers Arrested

In a joint operation between officers from the Guardia Civil and the National Police, working under the operational name of “TOLVAJ”, a criminal group dedicated to robbery in trucks parked in service areas and industrial estates of the A-2 motorway has been disbanded. The area where the gang would operate was specifically in sections of …

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Psychoactive Substances worth Millions Seized

Investigators have dismantled a criminal organization dedicated to the production and distribution of New Psychoactive Substances (NPS), with more than 100 types NPS having been seized in two laboratories in the provinces of Granada and Valencia, with a market value in excess of 12 million euro. In addition, more than 4.5 million euro in cryptocurrencies …

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Centauro Car Rental Celebrates 45 Years in Service

Spanish car rental company Centauro is celebrating 45 years serving visitors to Spain, with an expansion of their fleet to reach 20,000 vehicles. So far this year, the company has opened six new offices at key locations, four in the main airports in Italy, one in Portugal and one in Barcelona. In a statement, the …

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Almost a Million Passengers Per Day at the Airports

This weekend sees the first major operation on the roads of Spain where traffic is set to increase tremendously, but a similar picture can also be painted at the airports. Estimations collated for Operation Output 2018 is showing an estimated 7.6% growth in airport passengers compared to last year, reaching an average of 960,000 passengers …

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Family Financially Compensated after Stroke Detection Failure

The health department has agree to pay 93,000 euro in compensation to the family of a woman who died from a stroke that had not been detected at Torrevieja Hospital. The money will go to the husband and three children of the woman, as decreed by the Superior Court of Valencia (TSJCV) in a judgement …

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Zombie Attack in San Fulgencio!

You might be calm, relaxed, enjoying the summer, but just around the corner something horrific just might happen. Something so bad it is truly apocalyptic! Sounds a little over dramatic? Well, make a note in your diary for September 15 and see for yourself. Zombies are set to take to the streets of San Fulgencio …

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Endangered Turtles Tracked by Technology

The appearance of turtles on the beaches of the east coast of Spain is becoming an every increasing phenomenon. Members of the Oceanogràfic foundation from the City of Arts and Science in Valencia describe how in 2014 there was a nesting in Alicante, a year later on the beach of Torrevieja (Alicante) and in 2016 …

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Absorb Yourself into Drama in Historic Surroundings

For many, there are few things more interesting than getting absorbed into a television drama, a film or a book, but what if that drama were to come to life, in front of your very eyes, so you can see, hear, touch and feel the power of the performance in the surroundings where it is …

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Torrevieja Celebrates New Blue Flag

Torrevieja´s councillor for Beaches, Javier Manzanares, was amongst other municipal representatives to collect the blue flags awarded to beaches across the coast of Spain. Torrevieja has something to celebrate this year after regaining Blue Flag status at Cabo Cervera. The town now has six Blue Flags awarded to th beaches of Los Locos, El Cura, Cala …

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