campaign for signatures?
of Almería stopped the construction in
February of 2006 and the President of of the
Region of Andalucia himself, Manuel Chaves, announced
along with Fuensanta Coves, (the advisor on Environment),
that the Junta de Andalucia was planning to
use its privilege of prior right of purchase,
that is, to buy the land, and later demolish the
hotel. Many citizens who had followed the
development of this scandal in the press even
thought that the process of demolition had begun.
the moment there is nothing
continues in place with its four cranes installed,
prepared to continue the construction and finish
the job as soon as there is a favourable sentence.
is worse, we can observe tremendous confusion
in the administrations which cast doubt as to
their real intentions. That is, we see the
Junta de Andalucía requesting in the courts,
in the same manner as the Town Council of Carboneras
and also the contractor Azata, that the boundaries
of the coast protection zone be reduced from 100
meters to 50 meters, thereby saving the greater
part of the hotel !!! Also, none of the Administrations
recognizes publicly that the hotel is built right
in the middle of a space protected by the current
PORN of the Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata, as
shown by the maps.
months are passing by, and the seasons, and the
first year since the construction was stopped
subject progressively disappears from the press
However, we have not forgotten and we wish
to demonstrate to the administrations that our
fellow citizens have not forgotten either.
situation in El Algarrobico"
information text with photos and maps, published
in El Eco del Parque