Blas Infante Foundation may have to close

The Blas Infante Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the legacy of the man considered to be the ‘Father of Andalucian Autonomy’, last night commemorated the 77th anniversary of his execution.

La Cónsula to reopen on Thursday

The catering school La Cónsula in Málaga will reopen on Thursday after the Junta de Andalucia relented and said it will provide €680,000 on Wednesday to pay staff and creditors of the school. The school closed on Monday due to a lack of finances.

Local Police in La Linea having to use private vehicles

It would appear that the Local Police in La Linea de La Concepción, Cádiz province, are none too happy with the situation in the municipality. Although they are now being paid on a regular basis, the socialist government owes around eight months pay to municipal employees. In addition, officers are, on occasion, having to use their own vehicles to attend …

More attempts to get blood out of the stone

The Council has today approved yet another motion requesting the Junta de Andalucia, specifically the Ministry of Economy, Innovation, Science and Employment, to honour its debts to the charitable organisation Taller de la Amistad.

Several municipalities planning protests over non-payment by the Junta de Andalucia

The Ronda Councillor for Employment has announced plans to set up a schedule of protests by municipalities affected by the payment defaults of the Junta de Andalucia. Ronda, owed €1.5 million for an active employment plan, will join with municipalities such as Vélez-Málaga, Marbella, Estepona and Antequera.

Another attempt to get the Junta de Andalucia to pay its debts

The Council is once again to discuss a motion to request the Junta de Andalucia to pay the outstanding amounts to 14 local residents who opted to take advantage(?) of the offer of grants to renovate their homes. However, four years later those residents have not received the full payment and are in debt to contractors for the works carried …

Taller de la Amistad planning demonstration

The Taller de la Amsitad is organising a demonstration in Nerja next Friday to highlight their plight as the Junta de Andalucia’s continual failure to pay its debts threatens to put them in a critical financial position.

Seems fair…

It does appear to be a system of dual standards: A Council can’t/doesn’t/will not pay an outstanding debt/invoice to local company = go whistle/get over it/go bust. A local company with an outstanding debt to a Council = closure/confiscation of property/fines. And probably go bust.

Action by private nursery schools on Monday

A number of day care nursery schools in Málaga province will be closed on Monday and others will be at decreed minimum staffing levels as staff, owners and even some parents will be demanding that the Junta de Andalucia pay its debts to the schools.