Etiqueta 'Poverty'
Cost to rent putting increased demand on charity


Cost to rent putting increased demand on charity

Es Refugi says it faces a "titanic" struggle in helping people who need assistance. Its fundraising Christmas market is from Thursday until Saturday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter26/11/2018 15:27

The level of poverty in Majorca and the Balearics has fallen.


Poverty rate in the Balearics falls notably

The decline in the Balearics, in percentage terms, was the greatest in the country.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter27/04/2017 00:00

The paradise island hides the social problems of poverty and homelessness.


Over 200 people are living on the streets of Majorca

Of this year’s 209, 188 are living on the streets of Palma, while the rest are dotted around the island.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter17/04/2017 00:00

The population of Majorca - permanent and temporary - has been going up by more than other parts of Spain for many years.


People, planes and poverty: the week in Majorca

Significant population growth - resident and tourist - was being forecast. The "saturation" arguments were now including seaplanes. It was time for winter tourism talk. And the poor were very much still with us.

Andrew Ede16/10/2016 00:00

A Caritas soup kitchen in Ibiza.


Action demanded on Balearic poverty and unemployment

There is too much dependence on the tourism sector, which doesn't create quality employment.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter15/10/2016 00:00

Social income scheme will cost 20 million euros


Social income scheme will cost 20 million euros

The social income will ensure that all families in the Balearics are able to cover the cost of basic necessities.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/10/2015 00:00

President Francina Armengol.


Urgent measures introduced for school meals in Balearics

Next year there will be a significant increase in the budget for school meals.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter29/09/2015 00:00

Power companies put in the spotlight by the Balearic government.


Power firms urged to offer free electricity for the poor

One of the proposals raised at the first meeting of the working party on energy poverty.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter16/09/2015 00:00