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Day: December 21, 2018

International drug trafficking between South America and Europe disrupted

48 People have been arrested for being part of an international drug network Police officers from the Spanish National Police (Policía Nacional), together with the Argentine National Gendarmerie, the Italian Finance Corps (Guardia di Finanza) and Europol have dismantled a criminal organisation responsible for cocaine trafficking from South America to Italy and Spain. Almost 50 suspects were arrested thanks to this joint operation involving more than 750 police officers: 31 in Spain, 17 in Argentina and 3 suspects are under investigation in Italy. This organised crime group was involved in the cultivation, sale and distribution of marijuana in the...

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CD Torrevieja visit the occupational and special education centre

The CD Torrevieja management team and players visited the Occupational and Special Education Centre of Torrevieja earlier this week, where they were warmly greeted by the centre’s manager, staff and students. During the visit, the players posed for photos taken with the students and even made time for an impromptu game of football, which ended up in a penalty shootout, with the children making it really difficult for our players to win. The visit was an enjoyable one, where excitement, joyfulness and good sportsmanship were in play throughout. This was the second time this week where children were able...

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One of Europe’s Largest Nativity Scenes Is Being Inaugurated Today in the Vicinity

One of the biggest belén or Nativity scene in Europe will be inaugurated later today in the region of Murcia. The ‘belén’ of San Javier measures approximately 520 square metres, is housed outside and contains a total of 1,200 figures, most of which have been created by local artists Jesús Griñán and Serrano. The traditional Nativity scene display that tells the story of the birth of Jesus and depicts what life was like in Egypt, Jerusalem, Bethlehem and more locally, in Cartagena, more than 2,000 years ago consists of 25 recreations of well-known stories and settings such as King...

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This Week’s English Film at the Cinema in Torrevieja – Two Films

For those of you that don’t know, you can actually go to the cinema every day of the week in Torrevieja and watch a film in its original version. This week, from Friday 21 December, there are two films being shown in English: Mary Poppins Returns and Aquaman. Please take a note of the change of times in showings. As there are two films being shown in English, the times will vary from the norm. Original title: Mary Poppins 2 Cast: Emily Blunt, Dick Van Dyke, Angela Lansbury, Meryl Streep, Lin-Manuel Miranda Director: Rob Marshall Running Time: 2hr 12...

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