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A Second Opinion: Remembering “La Movida Madrilena”!

A Second Opinion: Remembering “La Movida Madrilena”! »

22 Feb, 2019
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I don't know who first coined the phrase "La Movida Madrilena" but I know from my own experience that it was a real phenomenon in the city of Madrid. If the young are allowed to have their own voice, they will create new cultural phenomenons continuously.

SPAIN IS HEADED FOR AN ACRIMONIOUS SNAP ELECTION. CLASHES!

SPAIN IS HEADED FOR AN ACRIMONIOUS SNAP ELECTION. CLASHES! »

18 Feb, 2019
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Following the rejection by the Parliament of the national budget for 2019 proposed by the socialiat government of Pedro Sanchez, the President called snap election on 28 April. Hot on the campaign trail already, the leftist parties inisist on "dialogue" with separatist Catalonia as the only "commonsensical" solution to the escalating Catalan secessionism while the conservatives vow to "defend Spain from its enemies" by implementing indefinitely the harsh Article 155 of the Spanish Constitution. On another plane, the left vows to recover the debilitated welfare state system while the right seeks to implement a liberal economic model.

A SECOND OPINION: “The Wife” Wins Top Awards!

A SECOND OPINION: “The Wife” Wins Top Awards! »

15 Feb, 2019
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"The Wife"'s premise is quite relevant to our world today in which women are caught in traditional roles while reaching to shine with their own light. (Taking a back seat has been the way most women have dealt with the male hierarchy over the year.) It is not strictly a feminist film, but rather a tender study in the reality of women’s lives still today. Recommended viewing.

THE BLACK PEARLS (CHAPTER 1): Based on the True-to-Life Upcoming Novel by Author Nina Valdes

THE BLACK PEARLS (CHAPTER 1): Based on the True-to-Life Upcoming Novel by Author Nina Valdes »

13 Feb, 2019
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A story that's stranger than mere fiction. Read on!

A Second Opinion: Time Enough for Love

A Second Opinion: Time Enough for Love »

5 Feb, 2019
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You can't get through February without celebrating Valentine's Day on the 14th if you have a "significant other" in your life. Now, all this fuss about love may seem strange to the modern millennials who may feel they have a more sophisticated relationship with their partners. But a little old-fashioned Romance never hurt a budding connection between a Man and a Woman

CHINA SERIES: PART I, TOWARDS A NEW CHINESE NEW YEAR!

CHINA SERIES: PART I, TOWARDS A NEW CHINESE NEW YEAR! »

25 Jan, 2019
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This year, Chinese New Year falls on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019. It is The Year of the Pig, celebrated by more than 20 percent of the world's population. To all the Chinese people worldwide, we wish you A HAPPY NEW CHINESE NEW YEAR!

CHINA SERIES: PART III, Lunar Plants Killed by Lunar Night!

CHINA SERIES: PART III, Lunar Plants Killed by Lunar Night! »

25 Jan, 2019
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The plants were in a protective canister, landed on the far side of the Moon by Chinese experimenters, but since the canister did not have its own heat source, the plants did not survive the bitter cold of the lengthy lunar night.

JOSE ANDRES, HUMANITARIAN CHEF, CANDIDATE FOR THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE & GUIDEPOST’S 2018 PERSON OF CHOICE —  Part 2: Chef with a Social Conscience

JOSE ANDRES, HUMANITARIAN CHEF, CANDIDATE FOR THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE & GUIDEPOST’S 2018 PERSON OF CHOICE — Part 2: Chef with a Social Conscience »

21 Jan, 2019
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José Andrés is Guidepost's PERSON OF CHOICE. Why? You'll have to read on!

STATESIDE STORIES: A Fence or a Wall, Trump Gives his All!

STATESIDE STORIES: A Fence or a Wall, Trump Gives his All! »

19 Jan, 2019
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The Democrats refuse to negotiate until the government is reopened and Trump refuses to open the government until the Democrats approve the funding, an impasse that has pundits stymied.

A Second Opinion: Oh, those wonderful Rebajas de Enero!

A Second Opinion: Oh, those wonderful Rebajas de Enero! »

8 Jan, 2019
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I have been accused of being a miser, but I prefer to consider myself "thrifty"! I figure why pay more when you can pay less? With my attitude, I'd never make it in the fashion scene in New York or London or Paris. Maybe Madrid is more forgiving!