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Payback time for Spain’s top judge Carlos Dívar

Carlos Dívar pays the bill.

The expenses scandal that has seen a senior judicial official step down highlights the difficulty many Spanish public figures have in fully accepting their responsibilities.

June 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Willy Toledo: The reasons for being a rebel

Willy Toledo

A brave and outspoken critic of capitalism to some, an irritating agitator to others. Meet Spain’s premier actor-rebel.

June 20th, 2012 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Euro thriller against Croatia highlights Spain’s need for goals

Spain's players celebrate.

Spain has qualified top of its group for the quarterfinals of the European football championship, but if the team wants to defend its crown it’s going to need more firepower up front.

June 19th, 2012 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Euro gains in spite of Spain’s bailout

The euro gained against both the pound and US dollar this week, as crisis fatigue set in.

June 15th, 2012 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

A turbulent history of Madrid’s towers of crisis

Madrid's KIO Towers

The Spanish capital’s KIO Towers have become the defining image of the country’s financial troubles. But this isn’t the first time the twin buildings have symbolized the end of an economic boom.

June 15th, 2012 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

“Our forgotten Spanish reality…”

Is Spain a world leader in banking with a prime minister who communicates masterfully with the electorate; or a pseudo-Germany that needs to be bailed out as soon as its delusions of grandeur are exposed? Just ask ‘El Mundo’ newspaper.

June 13th, 2012 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

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