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THE NEW CHINESE IN THE YEAR OF THE AWESOME DRAGON

THE NEW CHINESE IN THE YEAR OF THE AWESOME DRAGON »

2 Mar, 2024
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The Dragon symbolizes nobility, honor, and success so 2024, being the Year of the Dragon, augurs extraordinarily well. It will bring on opportunities, changes, and challenges. But the Chinese, while trusting in their zodiac, didn't have to wait for the Year for a change-over into a smiling, cordial part of the Spanish scene, At least that's how it looked at the Year of the Dragon celebrations. It's been in the making, gradually, for some time.

STATESIDE STORIES: Trump Slapped with Millions for Business Fraud

STATESIDE STORIES: Trump Slapped with Millions for Business Fraud »

25 Feb, 2024
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Former US President Donald Trump has been ordered to pay a staggering $354 million for fraudulent business practices and barred from holding certian position in the private sector. His co-defendants include his sons Donald Jr and Eric, and Allen Weisselberg. Trump Sr denies any wrongdoing. Meantime he's way ahead in the presidential polls, what with sitting President Joe Biden mired in recod-low approval ratings.

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “Seekers of the Sun,” 27 October 1972

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “Seekers of the Sun,” 27 October 1972 »

17 Feb, 2024
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"Massive foreign invasion is occurring on the sunny shores of the incredibly blue Mediterranean. Tourists barrel in by jet planes and on package tours lured by the sun, the affordable prices, and the grace and fire of  the people and their rich culture."

A SECOND OPINION: Illegal Immigration a Hot Topic in Presidential Campaigns /

A SECOND OPINION: Illegal Immigration a Hot Topic in Presidential Campaigns / »

12 Feb, 2024
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The victims in this situation are the migrants themselves, who suffer from their long journeys, are in debt to drug cartels, and have little hope of the American Dream once they get here. They must join the vast number of homeless people who are on the streets of America. The border crisis is a sad, sad situation and one that should never have been allowed to happen. The victims in this situation are the migrants themselves, who suffer from their long journeys, are in debt to drug cartels, and have little hope of the American Dream once they get here. They must join the vast number of homeless people who are on the streets of America.

HEMINGWAY’S HAUNTS IN A MADRID GRIPPED BY THE CIVIL WAR

HEMINGWAY’S HAUNTS IN A MADRID GRIPPED BY THE CIVIL WAR »

12 Feb, 2024
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Revisit Ernest Hemingway's haunts in Madrid and join him, a reporter covering the Abraham Lincoln Brigade's fight against fascism across Spain.

SPAIN IS NUMBER 1 TOURIST DESTINATION!

SPAIN IS NUMBER 1 TOURIST DESTINATION! »

7 Feb, 2024
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In 2023, Spain was visited by 85.1 million international tourists. This record smasher makes the legendary land of the Man of La Mancha the world’s top tourist destination. Moreover, Spain hold the highest score in Statista's Travel and Tourism Development Index. France, the perennial Number One, is expected to slide down to second place, attracting an estimated 79 million to 85 million foreign visitors. Sangria anyone?

EU SERIES: THE EUROPEAN UNION, STRAIGHT FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH (2)

EU SERIES: THE EUROPEAN UNION, STRAIGHT FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH (2) »

24 Jan, 2024
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A primer on the European Union (EU): membership in the EU; the Schengen Area; the Euro; the EU flag, anthem, and its languages; EU institutions and values. . .

EU SERIES: THE EUROPEAN UNION, STRAIGHT FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH (1)

EU SERIES: THE EUROPEAN UNION, STRAIGHT FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH (1) »

21 Jan, 2024
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EU basics: What the European Union is, its origins, its goals and values, gains and successes. Special mention: the EU as a Nobel Peace laureate. The EU and Brexit.

STATESIDE STORIES: Trump Wins Big in Presidential Push

STATESIDE STORIES: Trump Wins Big in Presidential Push »

21 Jan, 2024
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Trump wins Iowa caucuses. Caucuses are not like a traditional election; rather, they require that participants gather at the same time across the state and join in forum-like meetings before casting their ballots.

A SECOND OPINION: Trump Barred from Ballot in Two US States

A SECOND OPINION: Trump Barred from Ballot in Two US States »

17 Jan, 2024
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Maine joined Colorado in barring Trump from the Primary Ballot in March. Other states are lined up to follow suit. But the former US president still leads in all the polls. . . Joe Biden’s immigration policies have become so unpopular that most question his bid for the Presidency in 2024. Wars are raging under his leadership. . . Still and all, we hope that the people will be able to choose their leader without interference and that wars in the world will cease.