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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 »

Looking ahead: Spain in 2013

Looking ahead: Spain in 2013

Iberosphere editor Guy Hedgecoe looks ahead to some of the political and economic issues facing Spain in 2013.

January 5th, 2013 | Posted in Spain News, Videos | Read More »

2013: Another rough ride for Spain

A Surround Congress protester squares up to a policeman in Madrid.

Mariano Rajoy faces multiple challenges in the coming months, but his preferred ploy of buying time isn’t going to work for long.

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

Willy Toledo: The reasons for being a rebel

Willy Toledo

A brave and outspoken critic of capitalism to some, an irritating agitator to others. Meet Spain’s premier actor-rebel.

June 20th, 2012 | Posted in Culture, Films, 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 greatest export: protest and outrage

Anger and frustration, Spanish-style: protesters in London on October 15.

The country’s indignados protesters are yet to see solid results of their ongoing push for political and economic change. But they can claim credit for helping spark the worldwide unrest seen on October 15.

October 16th, 2011 | Posted in Featured, Iberoblog | Read More »

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