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Government Pleads with Marbella’s Mayor to Show Respect for the National Police: The Full Story

April 18, 2024

Government Subdelegate Expresses Discontent Over Marbella Mayor’s Statements

Javier Salas, the Government Subdelegate in Malaga, expressed his disagreement on Wednesday with the statements made by the Mayor of Marbella, Ángeles Muñoz, last Monday. He asked for “respect” for the National Police and their work in response to shootings and reminded her that investigations are confidential and led by judges.

Marbella Gears Up to Become the Gaming Capital This Weekend

Marbella is preparing to become the gaming capital this weekend. The Adolfo Suárez Congress Palace will host “Marbella Gam1ng Days”, an event where players and fans can enjoy live esports competitions, meet influencers, and attend talks with video game industry professionals.

PSOE Spokesperson Proposes Motion for More Equitable Water Resource Distribution

Isabel Pérez, the PSOE spokesperson in the Marbella City Council, informed on Wednesday about a motion they have presented to the next ordinary plenary session. They are asking the Corporation to urge the Board to modify the Drought Decree for a “more equitable and responsible” distribution of water resources.

Emergency Services Conduct Aquatic Rescue Simulation

About thirty emergency service personnel participated in an aquatic rescue simulation on Wednesday at the Virgen del Carmen Sports Port. This exercise measures reaction capacity and is a requirement for obtaining the “Q” quality distinction.

Residents Complain About Proliferation of Motorhomes in Marbella

Residents of the Molino de Viento area in Marbella are once again publicly denouncing the proliferation of motorhomes and maintain their criticism of the City Council for not taking measures. They suggest extending regulated parking to the streets where they usually park. They also mention abandoned vehicles.

Eracis + Program Launched to Improve Job Insertion

The Eracis + program is underway, an initiative of the Andalusian Board in collaboration with the City Council, aimed at improving the job insertion of 850 people at risk of exclusion in Marbella. To host this program, funded with 1.1 million, the Las Albarizas Civic Center was renovated after two years of abandonment.

Local Artist’s Watercolor Exhibition at Yuyu’s Bar in Marbella

Until the first Sunday of May, the watercolor exhibition “La dicha del mar” by local artist Julio Ari can be seen at the central Yuyu’s bar in Marbella. This is his first public exhibition and it is receiving great acceptance. The marine diversity through colors is the focus of the fourteen works, some of which have already been sold.

Marbella Mayor Requests National Police to Share Information on Organized Crime

Marbella Mayor, Ángeles Muñoz, whose stepson is accused of drug trafficking and money laundering, for which he faces 22 years in prison, and one of her escorts is also being prosecuted for providing confidential information to the Swedish plot, has asked the National Police to share information on organized crime with the City Council.

Former President of Malaga Provincial Council Criticizes Marbella’s Image Deterioration

Elías Bendodo, the then President of the Malaga Provincial Council, criticized in May 2017, with the socialist mayor José Bernal, the “deterioration” of Marbella’s image in security and quality tourism after an incident with multiple hit-and-run in Puerto Banús. Now, after a wave of five shootings in two months, he remains silent.

Local TV Channels Analyze Recent Shootings in Marbella and San Pedro Alcántara

Every Monday night, local TV channels 7TV and M95TV provide a brave analysis of current events in Marbella and San Pedro Alcántara. In this installment, the wave of shootings in the municipality will be addressed. Other topics such as overtime at the City Council, the stadium project, or the supposed opening of the Social Hub will also be discussed.

Rehabilitation of Salduba Municipal Pool in Marbella Faces Delays

The rehabilitation works of the Salduba municipal pool in Marbella are dragging on, causing problems for both aquatic activity users and athletes. It should have been completed by now, according to the timelines announced at the start of the project, but progress is very slow and only 60% of the work has been completed.

Quirónsalud Marbella Hospital Invests in New Infrastructure and Technological Equipment

The Quirónsalud Marbella Hospital has invested in new infrastructure and state-of-the-art technological equipment in the field of Image Diagnosis. The facilities, located on the -1 floor of the Singlehome building, are already operational from today. They have an exclusive area of 2,000 square meters for diagnostic tests.

March Records Best Employment Figures in Marbella in 22 Years

Last March was the best month for employment in Marbella since data started being recorded 22 years ago. With the celebration of Holy Week included, nearly 4,000 jobs were gained compared to February. Job creation is already accelerating towards summer. In addition, a new record of self-employed workers has been registered.

First Band to Participate in “La Voz Kids” TV Program Hails from San Pedro Alcántara

For the first time, a band has participated in the television program “La Voz Kids” and has managed to make all four ‘coaches’ turn around. They are six young people from San Pedro Alcántara who triumphed in the blind auditions of the Antena 3 space on Saturday night. They finally joined David Bisbal’s team.

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