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Guy Hedgecoe

Guy is a Madrid-based journalist who has lived in Spain since 2003. He is editor of Iberosphere.

Between 2006 and 2009 he was editor of the English edition of El País newspaper and as a freelance print and broadcast journalist he has covered Spain for The Irish Times, Al Jazeera, Deutsche Welle Radio, the BBC and the Associated Press. Previously he covered the Andean region, where he was founder/editor of the Ecuador Focus weekly report and reported for the Financial Times, The Miami Herald and CNN.

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 »

A slow death in the afternoon

Toros

Can bullfighting survive its many challenges?

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

The end of ETA…still?

Gesto por la Paz

It’s nearly two years since the terrorist group announced it was laying down its weapons. But recently there have been signs that real peace is yet to arrive in the Basque Country.

June 13th, 2013 | Posted in Featured, Politics, Spain News | Read More »

Statistics and identity

A new poll offers some curious findings about nationalism and regional feeling in Spain.

June 6th, 2013 | Posted in Iberoblog | Read More »

Fracking gives Spain another headache over regional autonomy

Fracking

While Cantabria’s conservatives ban the controversial practice, the cash-strapped central government sees a source of badly needed jobs and investment.

May 30th, 2013 | Posted in Business, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

‘Twilight…’

Solfónica.

A comic opera taking on Spain’s economic crisis offers a rousing alternative to mass demonstrations.

May 23rd, 2013 | Posted in Featured, Iberoblog, Videos | Read More »

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