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How history will judge Zapatero

Zapatero: not feeling so lucky anymore...

Many will remember Spain’s socialist prime minister for his mishandling of the economic crisis. But his legacy in other areas – particularly social reform – is substantial.

October 27th, 2011 | Posted in Featured, Politics, Spain News | Read More »

Rubalcaba to mitigate damage as Zapatero goes up in flames

Rubalcaba (left) would be an effective electoral gambit for the Socialists. Photo:

The mystery dominating Spanish politics in recent months seems to have been resolved: Zapatero won’t run for re-election. It could turn out to be the best decision he has taken in a long time.

February 4th, 2011 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Optimism at ETA truce is tempered by bitter experience

The Basque group’s much-anticipated announcement of a truce is welcome but does not go nearly far enough to convince the government -or Spanish public opinion- that it is yet committed to peace.

September 5th, 2010 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

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