The Andalucian Defensor del Pueblo, or Ombudsman, has expressed serious concern at the lack of response from the political administrations to the problems in Carmenes del Mar. In a letter to the residents, the Ombudsman Jesús Maeztu confirmed that he was aware of their complaints and informed that he had initiated contacts with the relevant bodies. Mr. Maeztu has been in contact with the Delegation of Central Government in Andalucia, the Regional Ministry of Environment and Town Planning, and the Almuñécar Town Hall to express his concern that attempts to reach a consensus on how to solve the problems in Carmenes del Mar have up to now been unsuccessful. The Ombudsman has placed himself at the disposition of the three administration to facilitate an accord that would bring a solution to the more than 400 families in the urbanisations.
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