Everything was ready for Christmas at the headquarters of the charity Caritas in La Chanca, Almeria, when thieves struck and stole 5,000 kilos of food destined for the needy in this area of high unemployment.
During the period 2007 to 2011, more than 11,000 families lost their homes or business premises in Almeria as a result of eviction or foreclosure, according to data released by the platform Affected by the Mortgage at the opening of its new office in Almeria city.
A small boat carrying 35 men, 16 women (one pregnant) and 2 babies was intercepted on Thursday afternoon about 35 miles off the Almeria coast.
A woman died on Tuesday evening following a gas explosion at her home in calle Baja de la Iglesia in Almeria city. It is thought that the accident occurred as a result of the gas being left on for too long before being ignited.
The body of a crewman who went missing following a fire on board the fishing vessel ‘El Nene’ has been located. The remaining four crew members were rescued alive, although suffering from hypothermia.
Three boats carrying a total of 47 Algerian adult male migrants have so far been intercepted in the waters off Almeria. The boats were located at 05:00, 10:00 and noon on Saturday.
Exports of canned vegetable from Almeria have increased by 421% in the first few months of this year, with 60% of these products ending up in Britain.
Three people died on Tuesday afternoon after the vehicle in which they were travelling left the A-348 in Fondón, Almeria, and plunged around ten metres down a ravine.
Friday saw the second fatal industrial accident in just one week in the town of Vera, Almería, after a man was run over by a bulldozer.
A man in his fifties, a resident of Fines, Almeria, died on Tuesday after being trapped under rubble at a quarry in the Cerro Pelao area of Macael. The man was performing remedial work when a section of the quarry collapsed and buried him.