Easter freedom

The religious brotherhood Cofradía de la Sentencia and the Colegio de Abogados (Bar Association) in Vélez-Málaga have arranged that a local resident currently in prison can serve out the rest of his sentence as a Category Three prisoner.

Two prisoners to be released for Easter

For the first time, the religious brotherhood ‘Cofradía de Jesús Resucitado y María Santísima de la Asunción’ has arranged for the release of two prisoners as part of the traditional Holy Week celebrations and both will take part in the Easter Sunday procession.

Clean-up time in Vélez-Málaga

Work has begun to clean and disinfect the 22 kilometres of Vélez-Málaga coastline in preparation for the anticipated Easter rush. Eleven staff with two beach cleaning machines are involved in the operation.


With just one week to go before the start of the Easter holiday period and the first major influx of tourists, Nerja is the only municipality in the Axarquia which will have marker buoys installed along its coastline to define bathing areas.