| The municipal plenary unanimously approved this appointment to Zapata, who is also a strong weight of local culture as president of the association La Eco Cultural | Los Alcázares already has its own official chronicler.
Antonio Zapata was appointed yesterday to this position with all the votes of the municipal plenary session in favor, to continue offering his knowledge in History and Journalism in favor of the municipality.
Zapata, born in 1978 in the eastern municipality of Mar Menor, has a degree in Geography and History from the University of Murcia, which led him to become a professor of these subjects in the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia with destination in the Sierra Union Mining.In addition to being an investigator and with studies in Journalism, Antonio is part of the important associative fabric of the town, since he has been the president of the La Eco Cultural Association (LAEC) since its foundation in 2011, and a critical voice with data, to which many listen when he deals with issues such as the Mar Menor through the platform Pacto por el Mar Menor and ANSE of which he is a member.In his curriculum vitae many aspects of academic and cultural life stand out, among which are his co-authorship of the commented reissue of the book “Águilas y Garras”, by Ramón Franco, from the exhibition “La adventure del Dornier 15/16.
The Los Alcázares-New York flight of 1929 ”, the coordination of the cycle of talks on historical, cultural and natural heritage of LAEC since its birth in 2013, as well as its collaboration in influential media in the locality such as Noticiero del Mar Minor, Radio COPE Sureste, “The last step” of Onda Regional, or SER Cartagena, among others.
In the words of Antonio Zapata, “it is an honor and at the same time a responsibility to be the chronicler of Los Alcázares, even more so in these difficult times that we have had to live.
I face the position with enthusiasm, wanting to expose the past of Los Alcázares and record the present and always with the hope that it will be useful to us in planning the future "For his part, Mayor Mario Cervera has said that "from the local government, and the entire corporation, this has been reflected in the plenary, that Antonio is the municipal chronicler is quite an honor, and it was something that we had pending for a lot, but circumstances prevented us from bringing forward the appointment.
” The Alcázar councilor explained that "our new chronicler is a very powerful profile, since his academic and professional career is unquestionable, and his contribution to knowing the History of Los Alcázares will be exemplary, therefore, he will go from telling it to being part of she".
Source: Ayuntamiento de Los Alcázares