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Gregorio Peces-Barba: symbol of the transition and staunch monarchist

One of the major figures of Spain’s transition to democracy has died, at the age of 74.

July 30th, 2012 | Posted in Politics, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

Lost

Rajoy’s HBO connection.

July 30th, 2012 | Posted in Iberoblog | Read More »

Euro climbs as ECB’s Draghi vows to do “whatever it takes”

The euro gained two cents against the US dollar, reaching 1.23, this week, as ECB president Mario Draghi promises to pull out all the stops to save the euro. But how will he back up his determined rhetoric?

July 27th, 2012 | Posted in Expats | Read More »

Assange and Garzón: what took them so long?

Baltasar Garzón and Julian Assange.

The Wikileaks founder has hired the services of Spain’s best-known magistrate, with whom he has plenty in common.

July 26th, 2012 | Posted in Iberoblog, Featured | Read More »

The regions’ role in the seemingly unstoppable slide towards Spain’s bailout

Spain's finances are under severe strain.

No amount of austerity measures and reforms has managed to keep Spain out of the eurozone debt crisis and the free-spending of the country’s autonomous regions could be the catalyst for the much-feared bailout.

July 24th, 2012 | Posted in Iberoblog, Featured | Read More »

Vasconcelos finds a Baroque home in Versailles

Wine Pavilion, by Joana Vasconcelos.

Fêted Portuguese artist returns to France, where she was born, with a major show.

July 23rd, 2012 | Posted in Culture, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

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