Voting at the 2019 elections in Palma, Mallorca
Voting at the 2019 elections in Palma.
16,000 foreign citizens will be able to vote in Balearic municipal elections
The number registered to vote is less than ten per cent of the foreign population in the Balearics.
Elections prompt a trebling of government announcements
This has always tended to happen in the past.
Now thoughts turn to the beach
This week: 2,300 new sunloungers have been bought for when the season starts on May 1st in Alcudia, a music festival in Santa Margalida and the rail extension to Alcudia from Sa Pobla could be back on the table.
Businesses attack four-day week proposal for the Balearics
An "electoral proposal" from PSOE, the main partner in the current coalition government.
The week's round-up of news in Mallorca
Non-Spaniards, aka foreigners, have been dominating the news in one way or another; and the Three Kings didn't go entirely to plan.
Partido Popular promise clampdown on graffiti in Palma if they win the election
All graffiti, says the PP's candidate for Palma mayor, will result in a maximum fine of 3,000 euros.
Calvia's mayor - "Fewer tourists? No"
Tourism will inevitably be high on the agenda at next year's elections.
Splashing the cash
According to the latest polls, the local elections in the Balearics could go down to the wire and a tri-party right-wing body could end up in power.
Humphrey Carter03/02/2023 06:00