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The Community section is the heart of the people-oriented online GUIDEPOST magazine. It covers people of all nationalities living in Spain — particularly though not exclusively those who are residing in Madrid — and their exciting life. The operative word in the Community is “international”.
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The Pursuit of “Happyness” in Barcelona

The Pursuit of “Happyness” in Barcelona »

25 Apr, 2020
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Andrew Funk: his stubbornness helped him achieve more than just overcoming a year-and-a-half spent in homelessness. His life’s mission? To help homeless people become active citizens again via Homeless Entrepreneur.

EUROPE’S “HEARTFELT APOLOGY” TO ITALY

EUROPE’S “HEARTFELT APOLOGY” TO ITALY »

19 Apr, 2020
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Too many were not there on time when Italy needed a helping hand. For that, it is right that Europe as a whole offers a heartfelt apology. But now the real Europe is standing up, the one that is there for each other when it is needed the most. Now Europe is where paramedics from Poland and doctors from Romania save lives in Italy. Where ventilators from Germany provide a lifeline in Spain. Where hospitals in Czechia treat the sick from France. And where patients from Bergamo are flown to clinics in Bonn. . .

THE WORLD BANK’S CONCLUSION ON THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19 IN EUROPE & CENTRAL ASIA

THE WORLD BANK’S CONCLUSION ON THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19 IN EUROPE & CENTRAL ASIA »

15 Apr, 2020
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The more successful the containment policies are, and the flatter the infection curve is, the deeper the economic recession becomes. The positive note: there may even be long-term benefits from the lifestyle changes brought on by the coronavirus pandemic which are bound to generate innovation and productivity increases; they will be there long after the crisis has passed.

GUIDEPPOST LOVES GOOD NEWS

GUIDEPPOST LOVES GOOD NEWS »

8 Apr, 2020
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Dr Hans Kluge, WHO Regional Director for Europe: “Mission to Spain concluded yesterday: deeply impressed by heroism of frontline workers, solidarity of people and inspiring resolve of Government. Careful optimism as result of bold measures, innovative approaches & courageous decisions.”

COVID-19, A VIEW FROM THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION. HUMANE?

COVID-19, A VIEW FROM THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION. HUMANE? »

3 Apr, 2020
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We must look out for each other. None of us can do it alone. And yet when Europe needed to prove that it is not just a ‘fair weather Union’, too many initially refused to share their umbrella.

THE AMERICAN CLUB OF MADRID MARCH 2020 EVENTS, COME JOIN!

THE AMERICAN CLUB OF MADRID MARCH 2020 EVENTS, COME JOIN! »

3 Mar, 2020
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GUIDEPOST, corporate member of the American Club of Madrid, announces ACM’s MARCH 2020 events!

WON’T YOU JOIN THE AMERICAN CLUB OF MADRID’S UPCOMING EVENTS, FEBRUARY & MARCH 2020?

WON’T YOU JOIN THE AMERICAN CLUB OF MADRID’S UPCOMING EVENTS, FEBRUARY & MARCH 2020? »

17 Feb, 2020
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Business Lunches ~ NTK Seminar: Communication Series ~ Happy Hour ~

THE  VIRUS THAT GOBBLED UP THE SHOW

THE VIRUS THAT GOBBLED UP THE SHOW »

13 Feb, 2020
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Barcelona was all set to host the Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest mobile show. And then – wham! – the killer coronavirus broke out from the confines of Wuhan, China and the major exhibitors pulled out over fears of contagion. After this, there was nothing left for the organizers to do but to ring down the curtain even before the sensational tech show began.

BREXIT SERIES: (1) What Now?

BREXIT SERIES: (1) What Now? »

5 Feb, 2020
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The EU has lost the UK. Or, put differently, the UK has lost the EU. Put it any way you like. It hardly matters now, does it? Actually, not everything is final. There’s a transition period that will last until the end of 2020 in which the UK and EU will negotiate additional arrangements. . .

BREXIT SERIES: (2) “A New Dawn for Europe,” Joint op-ed by President von der Leyen, President Michel and President Sassoli

BREXIT SERIES: (2) “A New Dawn for Europe,” Joint op-ed by President von der Leyen, President Michel and President Sassoli »

5 Feb, 2020
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As the night draws in this evening, the sun will set on more than 45 years of the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union. For us, as Presidents of the three main EU institutions, today will inevitably be a day of reflection and mixed emotions – as it will for so many people. Our thoughts are with all of those who have helped to make the European Union what it is today. Those who are concerned about their future or disappointed to see the UK leave. We will think of the UK and its people, their creativity, ingenuity, culture, and traditions, that have been a vital part of our Union’s tapestry.