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Day: July 6, 2018

Keeping a Watchful Eye on Motorbikes

BIKERS – If you´re heading off for a weekend ride through the Vega Baja´s country roads, be assured that the eyes in the sky will be keeping a safe eye on you During the weekends throughout the summer, the DGT will be maintaining a special watch on roads frequented by motorbikes. The aim is to try and reduce the number of incidents involving motorbikes, and, more importantly, reduce the number of fatalities and injuries caused to two-wheeled vehicle drivers. The campaign itself will focus mostly on the bikers themselves, although will involve increasing awareness to improve the coexistence between...

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Trafficked women rescued from sexual exploitation

Police raided brothels in Los Montesinos, Torrevieja and Elche Brothels in Los Montesinos, Torrevieja and Elche were found to be involved in people trafficking and sexual exploitation after police rescued 17 women who had been fooled by false promises of work as nannies or housemaids. In February police in Cartagena learned of a woman who could be a victim of trafficking and detected a Colombian crime syndicate that was bringing women to Spain, which was led by the managers of brothels in these Costa Blanca towns. The victims were convinced in their home countries of Colombian and Venezuela, often...

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Family of woman who died after misdiagnosis at Torrevieja Hospital awarded €93,000

Court condemns Valencian Health Service after stroke was thought to be nausea The Superior Court of the Valencian Community (TSJCV) has condemned the Valencian Health Service to compensate with €93,000 the immediate family of a woman from Galicia who died of a stroke that was not detected at Torrevieja Hospital in 2014. The woman, who was 65, went there with an intense headache, vomiting and losing consciousness but was discharged with a diagnosis of “nausea”. The sentence, revealed by the Association El Defensor del Paciente, said she was only given a blood test but 6 days later she went...

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La Mar de Cors Festival

Three local choirs from Guardamar will perform in this festival The first part of the La Mar de Cors Festival takes place in the municipality of Guardamar del Segura this evening. Three local choirs will offer the public a fantastic hour-long concert on three separate evenings, delivering a repertoire of songs that they have spent the whole year preparing for. Each choir will perform in their own style, staying true to their roots and what they love. Tonight, sees a performance from Juan Pablo II de Guardamar Choir, with the second and third concerts taking place tomorrow and next...

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Bus Schedule to the Orihuela Moors and Christians Fiesta

The town hall has arranged buses from Orihuela Costa and Entrenaranjos to the city for the Moors and Christians fiesta Moors and Christians fiestas are not a unique experience, but when they are held in towns and cities of historic value, it certainly lends itself to offer a transformation back in time where the surrounding landscapes adds to the atmosphere and allows you to almost truly feel part of a moment in history. That is precisely what happens during Orihuela´s enactment of this popular and well documented event. The spectacular event takes place from the 15th until the 21st...

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