The Granada radio station esRadio Granada returns to the Carmenes del Mar story with another edition of the show Es La Mañana de Granada. In the program the lawyer who represents the communities in their legal actions recounts the history of Carmenes del Mar, from its beginnings in 1978 with the purchase of a plot of rustic land by a company owned by the well-known Rodriguez-Acosta family of Granada. The informative and lively discussion is well worth a listen.
Articles from November 2016
Watch in full the television programme "Un Sinvivir" or "That's no way to live", where journalists from Spain's national television channel visit Carmenes del Mar and talk to some of the residents.
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.
Last night's edition of the television programme Teleobjetivo, titled "Un sinvivir" ("That's no way to live" in English) featured a segment about some of the residents of Carmenes del Mar and the ruinous state of the houses they live in. You can watch the programme online with the following link:
The segment about Carmenes del Mar starts at 34 minutes 53 seconds.
The Spanish television series Teleobjetivo, whose journalists report on social issues in Spain, has made a program about the problems faced by the residents of Carmenes del Mar. The program will be broadcast this coming Friday night/Saturday morning, November 4th, on TVE1 at 00:15. If you miss the show don't worry, you will be able to watch it online after it airs. We will post a link here when it becomes available.