Thefts at the Cabo Girão viewpoint
JM headlines that In just over a week, there were four thefts at the Cabo Girão viewpoint. Among tourists, the thieves are operating in an increasingly trained and effective manner.
The newspaper reports that tour guides are calling for the Police do more than monitor traffic and recommend video surveillance to assist in identifying the thieves.
The front page also highlights Ribeira Brava where the local authority has promised to take any decision on new aquaculture cages to court. If the Regional Government licenses another 20 fish farming units, the Parish Council will “act judicially”.
The decision was taken unanimously and President Marco Martins promises to comply. However, a petition circulates.
President authorised to travel to World Cup game
Following on from a previous post, the Portuguese Parlament has authorised the visit of the President of the Republic to Qatar to watch the first game of from national football team at the 2022 World Cup, on Thursday.
Last night’s post on the departure of Ronaldo from Manchester United has been updated, with the Madeiran apparently losing out on £15.5m due to breach of contract.
Part of this post was replicated on the copyblog
COVID-19 in Madeira: updates can be found in an earlier post
All the incidental from Madeira – up to 60 reports per day – is being picked up automatically, translated, and posted on our sister website, madeiraislandnews, no matter how trivial: