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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 »

La Liga: Wins give Real Madrid and Barça belief ahead of clásico

Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

As Spain’s ‘Big Two’ meet twice in the space of a week, Mourinho insists recent form is irrelevant.

February 26th, 2013 | Posted in Spain News, Sports | Read More »

Tales for Tapas: Trouble in the air

Police clash with Iberia workers.

Iberia’s loss-driven strike, a property firm’s troubles and a cinema award howler.

February 22nd, 2013 | Posted in Iberoblog | Read More »

In praise of ‘Soldiers of Salamis’

Soldiers of Salamis.

Ten years after the release of the film version of Javier Cercas’s breakthrough, his novel still resonates.

February 22nd, 2013 | Posted in Featured, Iberoblog | Read More »

The Catalan spy game

La Camarga restaurant in Barcelona.

Claims that dozens of secret dossiers on Catalan politicians and their financial affairs are being circulated for sale to the highest bidder have provoked panic.

February 21st, 2013 | Posted in Featured, Politics, Spain News | Read More »

Ladies and gentlemen, the next prime minister of Spain…?

María Dolores de Cospedal.

María Dolores de Cospedal has tightened her grip on the Popular Party, and is the most likely person to succeed Mariano Rajoy if he doesn’t stand for a second term as prime minister in 2015.

February 18th, 2013 | Posted in Featured, Politics, Spain News | Read More »

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