The final part of the Virgen del Carmen celebrations takes place on Friday July 17th in Plaza Fabrica de los Cangrejos, with free sardines and drinks priced at €1.50.
The final evening of the Virgen del Carmen celebrations took place in the Plaza de los Cangrejos on Wednesday evening with free sardines, beer and soft drinks at €1, spirits at €3.50 and a performance by Duo Compás.
The National Police have arrested 14 people involved in the smuggling of hashish from Morocco inside boxes of frozen sardines.
National Police officers and agents from the Inland Revenue have arrested five people and seized 11 tons of hashish as part of an operation against a drugs trafficking network based in the Murcia region.
Plenty of sardines on offer last night during the Virgen del Carmen celebrations down in Plaza Fabrica de los Cangrejos. Long queues, though. Almost eternal. Quite a good turnout and the bars and restaurants were also doing a pretty good trade, good to see in these troubled times.
In Málaga, the Department of Coasts has ruled that ‘espeteros’ (those who prepare ‘espetas de sardinas’ (sardines on a stick) on the beaches) will only be permitted on the beaches for a period of three months during the summer.