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Bars Closed For Non-Compliance

Two bars were closed and several others were fined for failing to comply with new maximum capacity and social distancing rules over the weekend.  This is the third weekend that teams from the Regional Authority Economic Activity (ARAE), including members of the Rapid Response Brigade (BIR) and Public Security Police Criminal Investigation units, have been operating throughout Madeira. 

Hashish and Mephedrone Seized

The Regional Command of the Public Security Police (PSP) of Madeira confirmed in  a press statement that a series of police initiatives are being undertaken within the municipality of Funchal, focusing on drug related crimes including the consumption and trafficking of narcotic drugs.  As such, they recently seized 18,507 individual doses of Hasish and 505 grams of Mepherone, a psychoactive drug also known as Bloom. 

Aerial Firefighting Equipment Needed All Year Round

The president of the Regional Civil Protection Service of Madeira, Captain José Dias, today defended his views that the way forward in the fight against fires in the archipelago is the provision of an aerial firefighting capability, comprising a helicopter, support teams and equipment, throughout the year. Defending his decision he said "the POCIF (Implementation of the Operational Plan for Combating Forest Fires) helicopter has been a major asset since arriving in Madeira.

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