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The private sector moves into Spain’s public hospitals

Lasquetty

The regional government of Madrid’s health chief is pressing ahead with controversial privatisation plans despite lacking any independent evidence it will improve services and cut costs.

June 3rd, 2013 | Posted in Featured, Politics, Spain News | Read More »

Spain still wrestles with immigration

A recent study showed that 48.9 percent of Spaniards believe immigration brings the quality of education down, yet the reality is different.

As the country’s economic slump stretches on, the challenge of dispelling misinformation about immigrants and encouraging their integration stiffens.

May 29th, 2013 | Posted in Featured, Politics, Spain News | Read More »

Spain’s Socialists are desperate for new blood

Eduardo Madina

Despite the government’s difficulties, the opposition party is struggling. Is Eduardo Madina the answer?

May 8th, 2013 | Posted in Featured, Politics, Spain News | Read More »

Portugal celebrates memory of 1974 despite bailout burden (Audio)

25 abril

Austerity helps resurrect the revolutionary spirit of 1974.

April 25th, 2013 | Posted in Featured, Politics, Portugal News | Read More »

Resign? You must be kidding

Alberto Núñez Feijóo.

Spain’s recent glut of corruption scandals has been accompanied by an equally striking phenomenon: a refusal of those implicated to step down from their posts.

April 4th, 2013 | Posted in Featured, Politics, Spain News | Read More »

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