This week recent incidents in Mallorca include a fatal stabbing in Arta, a shooting in Bendinat, squatter violence in Palma, a former German soldier arrested for arson, ongoing investigations into human trafficking, migrant minors housed in a care home, a potential airport strike, and concerns about the carbon footprint and water resources.
One of the most important investigations ever launched in Mallorca.
Further arrests are expected to be made as operation remains live.
"A form of slavery that turns people into mere merchandise."
His wife says that he will be tortured if he is returned to Algeria.
Funding is said to have been raised from human trafficking.
COVID-19 restrictions and the economic fallout have worsened the outlook for victims of trafficking on the continent.
in Spain, criminals used short-term rental sites to exploit victims in apartments
The police have identified ten victims of a human trafficking trick; all the victims are from Brazil.
The National Police have broken up a gang of human traffickers which specialised in smuggling citizens in to Majorca from India.
As a means of control, women brought from Nigeria were threatened with voodoo.
The human trafficking of women from Nigeria is a problem that the Spanish authorities are all too well aware of.
The Colombian woman had thought she was coming to Majorca for work as a domestic employee.
Workers were not registered with social security, worked thirteen hours a day without days off, and lived in unhealthy conditions.
Two Bulgarians, described as "dangerous", have been arrested by the National Police and charged with forcing two men to beg under threats of violence.
The police have at times counted more than a hundred beggars who work supermarket entrances and the traffic lights in different parts of Palma.
Nine people have been arrested and six victims have been freed.