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Rajoy denies corruption despite revelations

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy gave a press conference on July 15 in which he denied all the allegations linking him to an illegal slush fund run by former Partido Popular (PP) treasurer Luis Bárcenas. The scandal has intensified since new revelations by El Mundo newspaper, including the fact that Rajoy was in contact with Bárcenas via SMS as recently as March. (Video in Spanish)

July 16th, 2013 | Posted in Videos | Read More »

Maybe Rajoy is right: deny everything and it’ll go away

Bárcenas

The scandal implicating the Spanish government’s Partido Popular goes right to the top, but by skirting democratic norms, the prime minister is managing to pretend it doesn’t exist.

July 12th, 2013 | Posted in Featured, Iberoblog | Read More »

Graça Barroso: Portugal’s “complete” dancer

Graça Barroso

A hugely influential figure on the country’s ballet scene, Barroso has died at the age of 62.

July 8th, 2013 | Posted in Culture, Featured, IberoArts, Portugal News | Read More »

A slow death in the afternoon

Toros

Can bullfighting survive its many challenges?

July 1st, 2013 | Posted in Culture, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

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