5 Oct, 2014 @ 16:00
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Work to resume at controversial Algarrobico hotel

THE incendiary Algarrobico Hotel saga has taken another twist, after a legal judgement ruled work could begin again on the half-built structure in Almeria.

The news comes as a blow to Junta leader Susana Diaz, who previously pledged she would do ‘everything possible to impede’ the construction.

Dubbed ‘Hotel Illegal’ by Greenpeace protesters in 2006, work on the 400-room complex was halted when the Junta claimed land rights were sold under an ‘illegal’ contract and the site – in the Cabo de Gata-Nijar – was protected land.

Developer Azata del Sol is set to complete the 20-storey hotel as the legal battle comes to an end.

Imogen Calderwood

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  1. Well said Fred. Meanwhile, Gibraltar (see other story) have unveiled plans for a massive multi-million pound marina complex which will create jobs, growth and economic activity.

    What a stark contrast to this dead beat situation.

  2. I just love how spain advertises to the world that ‘everything’ is for sale. The law just doesn’t matter here. Its done again and again, and nobody cares enough to change it.
    In truth, it makes me angry and sad. soon this whole country will look like benidorm/an airport. And the media will blame the giris.

  3. Meanwhile the Priors , whose house got bulldozed some 6 years ago even though they had the correct paperwork , still live in a garage having been denied compensation by the same justice system !!!

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