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Ana Julia Quezada found guilty of Gabriel Cruz's murder
Crime/Incidents Fri, Sep 20, 2019

Ana Julia Quezada found guilty of Gabriel Cruz's murder

AN EIGHT-YEAR-OLD boy's killer could become the first woman in Spain to be sentenced to permanent prison subject to review now that she has been found guilty of the murder in February 2018. Ana Julia Quezada, 45,...

Almería students invent 'obstacle-detecting' glasses for the blind
Tech & Science Tue, Jul 30, 2019

Almería students invent 'obstacle-detecting'...

A TEAM of students from Almería University have designed a pair of glasses that allows the blind and visually-impaired to 'see' obstacles in their way, giving them far greater independence. Using Bluetooth and...

'Life-friendly' planets traced...or possibly, say Spanish astronomers
Tech & Science Wed, Jun 19, 2019

'Life-friendly' planets traced...or possibly, say...

SPANISH and German scientists have discovered two exo-planets which may hold water and have a mild, Earth-like climate, meaning potentially, the conditions are right for extra-terrestrial life. Both planets orbit the...

Gabriel Cruz's parents raise €12,572 in Almería charity event
Society Sun, Jan 6, 2019

Gabriel Cruz's parents raise €12,572 in Almería...

PARENTS in Almería whose eight-year-old son was killed by his stepmother have raised €12,572 for the Red Cross and a children's cancer association through a charity event held in a square named in tribute to the...

Man who cannot speak Spanish loses Spanish nationality
Society Mon, Sep 10, 2018

Man who cannot speak Spanish loses Spanish nationality

A MAN has lost his newly-acquired Spanish nationality – because it turned out he was unable to speak or understand Spanish. It is not clear how the Moroccan citizen slipped through the net, although it appears a...

'Bridge to Africa' found beneath Alborán Sea
Environment Sat, Sep 8, 2018

'Bridge to Africa' found beneath Alborán Sea

SCIENTISTS have discovered a string of submerged islands between the Cabo de Gata (Almería province) and what is now the Spanish city-province of Melilla on the northern Moroccan coast, close to the Algerian border....

Gabriel's mum gives son's scarf to interior minister
Crime/Incidents Wed, Mar 14, 2018

Gabriel's mum gives son's scarf to interior minister

SPAIN'S interior minister struggled to hold back tears when Patricia Ramírez gave him eight-year-old Gabriel's blue scarf as a thanks for his ongoing support. The little boy's mother had worn the scarf,...

Gabriel's killer's daughter died from 'fall' in 1996; police reopen case
Crime/Incidents Tue, Mar 13, 2018

Gabriel's killer's daughter died from...

POLICE in the provinces of Almería and Burgos have reopened the case of the death of Ana Julia Quezada's four-year-old daughter in 1996, which at the time was considered 'accidental'. Quezada, 44, had moved...

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