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Rajoy’s difficult year


The Spanish prime minister was facing a stiff challenge when he took power 12 months ago. So far, the benefits of his peculiar approach to governing are hard to see.

December 12th, 2012 | Posted in Featured, Politics, Spain News | Read More »

Iberians of the Year 2011: Spain’s Indignados


The Spanish ‘revolution’ of 2011 may have fizzled out, but the legacy of the protests in Spain is still being felt in movements such as Occupy Wall Street. If anyone deserves to be named Iberians of the Year 2011 for their impact and influence, it is Spain’s indignados.

December 12th, 2011 | Posted in Iberians 2011, Politics, Spain News | Read More »

Spain’s ‘indignados’


Last May, as the campaign for Spain’s local elections got underway, it looked like business as usual. Neither of the two main political parties was managing to inspire voters with hope or ideas as the country’s jobless line grew and the economic crisis deepened. But on May 15, the Sunday before the elections, a group […]

December 12th, 2011 | Posted in Iberians 2011 | Read More »

Spain’s woes fail to deter Africans from life-threatening crossing

The tale of immigration across the Strait of Gibraltar is one of desperation and death. Photo: Landahlauts.

Why are immigrants still willing to risk their lives to come to a country that has a faltering economy and Europe’s highest jobless rate?

August 8th, 2011 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Ideology is first casualty of Spain’s economic crisis

Both the government and opposition have failed to rise to the policy challenges of the current crisis. This bodes badly for the next general election.

August 30th, 2010 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Running on Ẽmpty

Austerity after stimulus. The government reigns in spending to calm jittery debt markets, but is an economy mired by recession and unemployment ready?

February 4th, 2010 | Posted in Business | Read More »

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