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Complaint to UNESCO for attempted legalization in rural land

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The announcement made by the Government and the Island Governing Council (Consell Insular) to make illegal buildings on rural land legal, will be denounced by GOB to UNESCO. The entity believes that this directly contradicts the spirit of the Reserve of the Biosphere and its regulatory instruments.

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The shame of legalizing large houses on rustic land

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The Balearic Government has announced that it is working on a law that will permit making all illegal building on rustic land legal. In Menorca, the greatest number is found in vegetable allotments, where GOB has confirmed the existence of dozens of houses that far exceed 300 square meters. This is an urban speculation almost unrecognised in our democracy.

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Thursday 9 May: Overcrowding and housing: information at GOB office

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Public institutions are trying to avoid confronting the problem of tourist overcrowding and its consequences, arguing that there is a shortage of studies. Meanwhile, the usual spokespersons for the tourist sector adopt denial postures for some of the problems that are already more than evident.

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