Justification of the unjustifiable

A five-year study commissioned by America’s Roman Catholic bishops aimed at providing a definitive answer to what caused the church’s sexual abuse crisis has concluded that neither the all-male celibate priesthood nor homosexuality were to blame.

Private detective locates fugitive abuser

A private detective hired by the parents of a 12 year old girl who was sexually abused in 2004 has assisted in the location and detention of the alleged perpetrator, a former rugby player from Sevilla.

Photo exhibition by Pamela Plenciano

There is a photographic exhibition at the Muncipal Exhibition Hall in calle Cristo by Pamela Plenciano entitled ‘No solo duelen los golpes’, a collection of 46 black and white photos depicting the seven phases affecting a woman who suffers abuse.

Release from custody for man accused of abuse

A judge in Arona, Tenerife, has ordered the release without charges of the 25 year old man arrested on suspicion of abusing and sexually abusing a three year old girl who died earlier this week.

Twenty years on

A former Vancouver police Officer, Clyde Ray Spencer, has spent nearly 20 years in prison after being convicted of molesting his, then, young children. Now adults, the children have now testified that they do not believe that the abuse ever happened. The son, now 33 years old, recalled how, at the age of 9 years, he was repeatedly questioned, alone, by …

Woman dies in deliberate house fire in La Linea

A young girl is in a very serious condition and a 19 year old youth is in a serious condition following a fire in calle Palangre in the Atunera district of La Linea. The mother of the two children died in the fire.