Etiqueta 'Corruption'


Plaques with names of corrupt politicians being removed

Plaques with the name of disgraced ex-Balearic president Jaume Matas are at the top of the list.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter13/08/2016 00:00


New Palma police commissioner praises professionalism

Palouzié says that criminality and corruption have been concentrated on a few within the force. He is also critical of the police's structure, which has allowed there to be "inventions".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/07/2016 00:00


Drugs, corruption and all-inclusives: the week in Majorca

There was yet more police action against drugs, more chaos courtesy of the French air traffic controllers, all-inclusives were making a "return", and politicians were caught up in the Palma police corruption affair.

Andrew Ede10/07/2016 00:00


The sordid affairs of Palma's police

Juan Manuel Penalva, the judge investigating corruption in the Palma force, claims that Rodríguez was the "architect in the shadows".

Andrew Ede05/07/2016 00:00


PP heavyweights forced to resign over police corruption case

Jose Maria Rodriquez, Alvaro Gijon and Sandra Fernandez have stepped down because of alleged involvement with corruption within Palma’s local police force.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter04/07/2016 00:00


Guardia raid Calvia town hall in local police investigation

The Guardia are interested in investigating possible favours (or not) shown to certain businesses in the municipality's nightlife areas.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter20/05/2016 00:00


Council has received only a fraction of 12 million owed for corruption case

The former leadership of the now defunct Unió Mallorquina (UM) party has only paid the Council of Majorca 115,000 euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/05/2016 00:00


Police corruption investigation looking into alleged favours in Arenal

The investigating judge, Manuel Penalva, is expected to soon lift the gagging orders that have given the investigations such a high level of secrecy.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter29/03/2016 00:00


Palma police: the scandal that just gets worse

The murkiness of this whole business just gets murkier by the day.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter03/03/2016 00:00


Palma police: "this is war"

Devastating letter from police chief attacks those on the "bandwagon against corruption".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter21/02/2016 00:00

Palma’s councillor for public safety, Angelica Pastor.


Threats are not stopping Palma police from working

“The threats will not stop us in our duty,” stated Pastor, who was wishing to show her support for the “institution” of the local police force.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter18/02/2016 00:00


Palma police on the point of rebelling

The town hall's councillor for public safety has had - on two occasions - to convince officers to not go ahead with protests.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/02/2016 00:00


Palma’s Green Patrol police unit to be broken up

Following the most recent scandals arising from the activities of some members of this unit, it is to be replaced by a new unit with greater control and supervision.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter18/11/2015 00:00


Police witnesses in Palma corruption case being intimated

One of these witnesses has apparently been threatened and the electricity supply to his home was cut off.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter03/11/2015 00:00

Latest headlines

Police corruption and Balearic budget: the week in the Bulletin

It was police week in The Bulletin. Police for all the wrong reasons. And the Balearic budget for 2016 was announced; it will be the highest ever.

Monitor01/11/2015 00:00


Civil servants could be caught up in Palma police corruption scandal

It is believed that one of the arrested police officers acted as an intermediary between the town hall and another of those arrested.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter29/10/2015 00:00


Detention without bail for five Palma police officers

Palma town hall announced today that the councillor for citizen security is going to assume some of the force’s responsibilities.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter28/10/2015 00:00


Palma arrests turn the spotlight on resort police forces

Balearic government admits that there is a “lack of stability” in some of the local police forces.

Humphrey Carter27/10/2015 00:00