There was a time in which money was not an issue in La Muela. The income generated by the wind farm and from the construction developments seemed to be endless. The residents could travel with subsidized tickets to the Caribbean, and more than €30 million were spent on building a sports center, three museums, a concert hall and this bullring, opened by Julio Iglesias. But now these infrastructures languish unused and are a reminder that the party is over. In 2009 an urban corruption plot, involving the mayor and other town council members. was uncovered.