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Bilingual schooling obsession is gambling with children’s future

The Madrid region’s efforts to improve schoolchildren’s level of English is laudable, but ultimately misguided. Students’ English will not improve as much as it should and teaching of other subjects will suffer.

September 30th, 2011 | Posted in Politics, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

Bye bye to the bulls in Barcelona…

After Catalonia’s presumably last bullfight, Guy Hedgecoe asks whether the tradition is in its dying days across Spain.

September 28th, 2011 | Posted in Videos | Read More »

Where to learn Portuguese

Studying Portuguese

Expatica presents its list of language schools in Lisbon and Porto, as well as a selection of online courses.

September 28th, 2011 | Posted in Expats, Portugal Expat | Read More »

Forget the Catalan ban, bullfighting was already in trouble

La corrida’s commercial viability is questionable and its shaky credibility undermines those who step into the ring.

September 28th, 2011 | Posted in Iberoblog, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

Every week is holy week in Seville

Semana Santa is purportedly when the Andalusian capital comes to life, but you’d be surprised at how its religious and celebratory air continues throughout the rest of the year.

September 27th, 2011 | Posted in Culture, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

Moldovan rage over Spain’s “ineffective approach” to separatism

The Zapatero government faced withering criticism as it attempted to resolve a diplomatic spat over Eastern European separatism, according to documents released by Wikileaks.

September 26th, 2011 | Posted in Politics, Spain News, Wikileaks | Read More »

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