Man arrested after stealing 9 tons of rosemary in Lorca
The herb thief also faces charges of illegally employing Moroccan labourers The aromatic herb sector in Murcia generates 15 million euros of turnover per year! The “ROCA” rural crime wing of the Guardia Civil have arrested a man for the theft of 9 tons of rosemary from a plot of land in the municipality of Lorca, recovering half of the haul and returning it to its rightful owner after the disappearance of the herbs was reported during..

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Lorca Semana Santa brotherhood finds 133-year-old embroidered flag
The emblematic standard had been lost but was found in an attic in Lorca The Paso Blanco, one of the two main groups which take part in the famous and spectacular Semana Santa processions every Easter Week in the city of Lorca, has confirmed that work is now complete on the restoration of a flag embroidered in gold and silk which dates from 1886, and which had been lost before an honorary president brotherhood, Caridad Arcas, discovered it..

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