Torrevieja and local news for your Sunday evening
Local police and Guardia Civil agents were called in to put an end to a mass brawl that broke out between a group of young people who eyewitnesses said were of Algerian and Colombian descent. The incident happened on Saturday afternoon on the promenade of Paseo Juan Aparicio. Some 27 municipalities in Vega Baja have been included in an aid plan to fight the proliferation of insects. The Provincial Council of Alicante will allocate this year 380,000 euros to collaborate with the municipalities of the province in carrying out treatments against diptera and mosquitoes. A total of 123 municipalities and small local entities will benefit from the grant. The modified restrictions come into effect in Valencia from Monday at 10 p.m. being the closing time of practically everything in the Valencian Community. This is the next step in what President Ximo Puig has called “cautious de-escalation”. The curfew remains in place and it has been clarified that, despite calls for an extension, you must be home by 10 p.m. even if the weather coincides with the opening of bars and shops. The Ministry of Health plans to administer 249,743 doses of the four vaccines already authorized on the European market (Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Janssen) in the next seven days, a figure with which the department headed by Ana Barceló would break a new record of inoculations within a week. The pace will therefore resume after slowing slightly to 185,000 last week. Fishermen in the area report major problems with their catches due to an invasion of bluefin tuna in the area. Overpopulation of tuna results in a significant reduction of other fish such as hake, as tuna eats smaller fish. The tuna itself is subject to strict quota controls, which means that the abundance of this type of fish is largely worthless to trawlers. The association of the inhabitants of Tabarca, the only inhabited island of the Valencian Community, complained that for the sixth year it does not have regular public transport to Santa Pola which allows them to live normally and “like everywhere. elsewhere ”in the Valencian territory. The president of the association Isla Plana de Tabarca, Carmen Martí, declares that the lack of public transport “makes it difficult to live” on the island because it prevents daily activities such as going to work, going to the doctor, doing health care. shopping and even going there children. at school. The port of Cartagena is preparing to receive the so-called cabotage cruises, whose itineraries will be limited to national ports, due to the ban in Spain, which for the moment does not allow the arrival of passenger ships providing services. international connections. Sources from the port authority said that although “these cabotage cruises include national and European tourists, they will only be able to embark at Spanish ports”. A Belgian fugitive accused of defrauding thousands of people was arrested in Alfaz del Pi. He was hiding in the province of Alicante after fleeing his country after an alleged deception in which he obtained more than 18 million dollars. euros. A lucky resident of Crevillente is much better this weekend after winning € 61,700 in Saturday’s Bonoloto competition.