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Ivan Gelibter

Buenos Aires (1987). Iván is the SUR correspondent in the Guadalhorce area. He studied Journalism at Malaga University.

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26/05/2017 11:59

Local

Speed in Finland, claim in Fuengirola

In Finland, not everyone pays the same amount for a traffic fine. As an example of the progressive country it prides itself on being, Finland sets traffic fines in accordance with the offender's income, so they have the same impact on everyone. Howev

26/05/2017 11:22

Local

New pedestrian crossing at St Anthony's

St Anthony's College will have a new pedestrian crossing by the end of next week. Until now parents, pupils and teachers have had to put themselves at risk when crossing the road near the school, as the nearest pedestrian crossing was two kilometres

19/05/2017 14:32

LifeStyle

La Cala Resort welcomes golf's Challenge Tour this weekend

Mijas this week is attracting the gaze of golf fans around the world as La Cala Resort welcomes one of the year's standout championships. Until Sunday, the Asia course at the resort will host the Andalucía Costa del Sol Match Play 9, one of two eve

19/05/2017 11:42

Local

Scandal over suspicious Mijas property auctions widens

Irregular property auctions carried out by officials at Mijas council could have started 37 years ago, say investigators. The town hall commission set up to look into 'express auctions', led by Podemos's local councillor, Francisco Martínez, has as

12/05/2017 10:44

Local

Mijas denies holding up project to build groynes on its beaches

Ruling councillors in Mijas have reacted angrily to accusations from the opposition PP group that they are holding up plans to build breakwaters on the area's beaches to stop sand erosion. In a recent council meeting, the town hall had been accused

28/04/2017 16:01

Local

Ex-mayors of Mijas told to explain high staff pay

Three former mayors of Mijas have been called before a judge suspected of overpaying some staff up to a total of 100,000 euros a year. The case centres on extra payments made to employees at the 'Patronato de Deportes', a municipal-owned company ru

21/04/2017 11:40

National

"Our relationship with British people will be just as strong"

This is the municipality on the Costa del Sol with the largest number of British residents: 12,000 of them are on the population register. Roy Pérez, the councillor responsible for foreigners in Mijas, gives his views on the effects of Brexit. Mij

21/04/2017 10:36

Local

CIOMijas staff file lawsuit against Junta

Employees of the CIOMijas hospitality school, who have not been paid for 31 months, are to file a criminal lawsuit against the Junta de Andalucía for offences against their health and workers' rights. The training school has not opened for two years

07/04/2017 10:48

Local

Mijas finalises plans for coastal path from La Cala to Fuengirola

The dream of building a 5.3- kilometre coastal walkway in Mijas Costa between La Cala and Fuengirola is a step closer to becoming reality after the local council announced that it has submitted a master plan for carrying out the works. Mayor of Mij

03/04/2017 15:15

Local

Roadworks end on main route into Fuengirola town centre from the A-7

The lower part of Avenida Alcalde Clemente Díaz Ruiz, one of Fuengirola's main access roads from the A-7 motorway and Mijas Pueblo, reopened on Saturday after the completion of a 2.6-million-euro facelift. The mayor of Fuengirola, Ana Mula, announc

24/03/2017 14:41

Local

Council to create a thousand new parking spaces in Mijas pueblo

The mayor of Mijas, Juan Carlos Maldonado, has announced that six plots of land have been designated in Mijas Pueblo for about a thousand new parking spaces. The plan aims to relieve the pressure on spaces for locals, especially in the summer. Maldon

24/03/2017 11:52

Local

Mijas councillor quizzed over PP claims

Francisco Martínez, the only councillor in Mijas town hall of the Costa del Sol Sí Puede party, which is affiliated to Podemos, was questioned by public prosecutors in Malaga yesterday. It follows last week's revelations, emerging from taped conver

24/03/2017 11:28

Local

Urgent improvements for Fuengirola's riverside park after rain

The riverside park (Parque Fluvial) in Fuengirola will undergo 500,000 euros of urgent improvements in the coming months. The focus of the work will be on the drainage and sewage pipes that run under the area, responsible for draining much of the tow

24/03/2017 11:14

Local

Police report questions role of Mijas ex-mayor in property sales

A report by the Guardia Civil into supposed misconduct in property sales by Mijas council between 2011-2015 has called into question the role of former mayor and local PP leader, Ángel Nozal. Nozal has also been in the spotlight recently over suppose

17/03/2017 14:02

Local

Residents stop council selling off La Cala land

La Cala de Mijas residents' association has succeeded in stopping Mijas council from sellling off a big piece of land for private housing. The 28,180-square-metre plot, by the Los Olivos football pitch on the outskirts of the village, is due to be so

24/02/2017 15:00

Local

La Cala residents call for a new police station amid safety concerns

Fed up of what they consider a "lack of security" in the municipality, and following the recent spate of fires affecting cars, property and containers, residents in Mijas Costa, and especially those in La Cala, joined voices on Wednesday to ask the t

17/02/2017 10:37

Local

La Cala de Mijas residents seek reassurance after string of fires

For several days, residents in La Cala de Mijas have been living in fear after a string of arson attacks has targetted cars, commercial properties, rubbish containers and other property. The crimes have been blighting the area for almost a month, but

17/01/2017 10:12

Local

Casualty department opens at new Guadalhorce valley local hospital

The lack of close-by accident and emergency facilities for people living in the Guadalhorce valley is now a thing of the past, or at least the situation has been greatly improved, with the opening of a dedicated casualty department at the recently-fi