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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 »

Turbo-charged exports won’t drive Spain out of the crisis

Seat

There is a growing chorus of voices claiming that Spain’s exports are pushing the country out of economic trouble; but the reality suggests that much more than a healthy trade balance is needed.

June 11th, 2013 | Posted in Business, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

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 »

Catalonia is close to independence, despite Madrid

Diada, September 2012

The greater the stubbornness of Spain’s centralists, the greater the determination of those who wish to build a free and full statehood.

May 16th, 2013 | Posted in Featured, Iberoblog | Read More »

A protest song in the bank queue

A protest song in the bank queue

Activists demonstrate against the handling of nationalised lender Bankia with a musical interlude.

May 9th, 2013 | Posted in Videos | Read More »

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