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Any and everything about the fascinating capital city of Spain — and the Autonomous Community of Madrid — from its rich history through its vibrant present to what the future holds, recounted from every angle imaginable.
This category, however, goes beyond Madrid; it embraces stories of what occurred, are occurring, and will probably occur in the Spanish nation whose capital is Madrid.

MADRID OBSERVES A MINUTE OF SILENCE FOR THE COVID-19 VICTIMS

MADRID OBSERVES A MINUTE OF SILENCE FOR THE COVID-19 VICTIMS »

28 May, 2020
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Those who have died in the pandemic “deserve to be remembered; they deserve our lasting remembrance.” An even bigger tribute to the fallen would, however, be “for us to live together in harmony.”

GUIDEPOST LOVES GOOD NEWS: MADRID’S LOVELY PARKS ARE OPEN AGAIN AS THE REGION MAKES IT TO PHASE ONE OF THE DESESCALADA

GUIDEPOST LOVES GOOD NEWS: MADRID’S LOVELY PARKS ARE OPEN AGAIN AS THE REGION MAKES IT TO PHASE ONE OF THE DESESCALADA »

27 May, 2020
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After trying twice, Madrid has finally made it to Phase I of the three-phase easing (desescalada) of Spain’s rigorous COVID-19 lockdown. Three months of almost unrelenting confinement! Then, unbelievably, this Monday, 25 May 2020, Madrid folk are able to savor Spring in their favorite park, the Parque del Buen Retiro. At last! See the Retiro through the eyes of Catherine Petit, Guidepost’s writer from California, who couldn’t love Madrid more if she were a native Madrileña!

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 ~

YOU’RE IN MADRID? IT’S CARNIVAL TIME! JOIN THE PARTY!

YOU’RE IN MADRID? IT’S CARNIVAL TIME! JOIN THE PARTY! »

16 Feb, 2020
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Madrid may not be glamorous Santa Cruz de Tenerife when it comes to carnivals but if you’re in the nation’s capital these days and want to join the party, what’s stopping you? Penitence lurks just around the dark corner of Lent and soon it will be time for penance. But not yet!

MADRID FUSION 2020: THE CUISINE OF THE ESSENTIAL

MADRID FUSION 2020: THE CUISINE OF THE ESSENTIAL »

23 Jan, 2020
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“Less is more” cuisine was at the forefront of the 18th Edition of Madid Fusion 2020. A tendency in style that involves dispensing with the superfluous in order to create dishes that appear simplistic, nonetheless have concealed profound reflections on the best raw materials.

JOIN THE ACM LUNCH AND GET REGISTERED FOR 2020 U.S. ELECTIONS!

JOIN THE ACM LUNCH AND GET REGISTERED FOR 2020 U.S. ELECTIONS! »

21 Jan, 2020
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An American expatriate? Jim Mercereau will introduce you to the world of US Primary Elections.  He’ll give you an overview of the process for Overseas Ballot Requests, Primary procedures & dates, and of course the process for requesting electronic ballots.
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

AMERICAN CLUB OF MADFRID JANUARY 2020 CALENDAR

AMERICAN CLUB OF MADFRID JANUARY 2020 CALENDAR »

7 Jan, 2020
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ACM General Assembly. Happy Hour . ACM Buniness Luncheon . Annual Retreat . Annual Corpporate Member Cocktail . . .

UPDATE: OUR LADY OF MERCY CATHOLIC CHURCH, MADRID

UPDATE: OUR LADY OF MERCY CATHOLIC CHURCH, MADRID »

6 Jan, 2020
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The only English-speaking Catholic Church and Parish in Madrid!

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “THE FIRST LADIES OF MADRID  (or A Tale of three or more Virgins)”, 30 MARCH 1990

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “THE FIRST LADIES OF MADRID (or A Tale of three or more Virgins)”, 30 MARCH 1990 »

17 Dec, 2019
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Who is the patron saint of Madrid, its true “first lady”? The conciliatory madrileños will tell you that it is obvious: all the three famous Virgins. that is, the Virgins of Almudena, La Paloma and Atocha. But there are more. Madrid has never suffred from lack of Virgins!