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STATESIDE STORIES: Infrastructure Plan Proposed by Biden

STATESIDE STORIES: Infrastructure Plan Proposed by Biden »

17 Apr, 2021
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U.S. President Joe Biden has proposed a $2 trillion dollar infrastructure upgrade plan for the US to ameliorate its ranking 15th in the world for infrastructure investments in roads, bridges and more

WHY LIVE IN SPAIN? TEN REASONS!

WHY LIVE IN SPAIN? TEN REASONS! »

11 Apr, 2021
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Sure, Spain is known for all that sun. Summer weather persists all year round in places like the Canary Islands. But Spain is actually a land of contrasts and a country blessed with almost every imaginable natural and cultural treasures. Never mind the Spaniards' alegría de vivir!

Stateside Stories: A Press Conference for the People

Stateside Stories: A Press Conference for the People »

2 Apr, 2021
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In his first formal news conference in 65 days of his new Administration, President Joe Biden tackled immigration, Covid-19, the Congressional filibuster, the China threat, and the war in Afghanistan. . .He said he expects to run for re-election with Kamala Harris as his running mate in 2024.

YA ES PRIMAVERA IN SPAIN. SMILE & DON’T FORGET TO ADVANCE THE CLOCK!

YA ES PRIMAVERA IN SPAIN. SMILE & DON’T FORGET TO ADVANCE THE CLOCK! »

30 Mar, 2021
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Spring DST  starts Sunday,  28 March 2021 at 2:00 AM, jumping the time to 3:00 AM. The European Parliament voted to abolish the unpopular DST by 2021 the EU is leaving it to its member-states, individually, to decide whether to stick to, or drop, DST. So far nobody has come forward with a rejection plan. The blame for the "procrastination" is on the pandemic aggravated by Brexit. There simply is too much on everybody's plate to be adding one more heap, worrying about what to do with the bi-annual changing of the clocks! The blame for the "procrastination" is on the pandemic aggravated by Brexit. There simply is too much on everybody's plate to be adding one more heap, worrying about what to do with the bi-annual changing of the clocks!

YOUR BASIC COURSE IN THE SPANISH SEMANA SANTA

YOUR BASIC COURSE IN THE SPANISH SEMANA SANTA »

24 Mar, 2021
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Holy Week, or Semana Santa, is a celebration of the Passion of Christ and the Sorrows of the Virgin Mary. It is a solemn occasion but it could actually be "glamorous" too. When's the Week in 2021? Sunday, 28 March - Sunday, 4 April.

A SECOND OPINION: FATHER’S DAY

A SECOND OPINION: FATHER’S DAY »

19 Mar, 2021
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Fathers have a hard time of it, expected to be all things to everyone in the family; expected to be both strong and gentle at the same time. To be a father can take a man by surprise. It can elevate his life or, in some men's opinions, ruin it. The thing to remember about fathers is that they gave you more than you can ever give back to them, especially your genes and peculiarities!

MALAGA, THE NEW HUB OF CYBERSECURITY

MALAGA, THE NEW HUB OF CYBERSECURITY »

25 Feb, 2021
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On 11 February of this year, Google has announced that it is making Malaga the headquarters of its Cybersecurity Center of Excellence. With a global scope, this will convert the southern Spanish city into one of the most important cybersecurity hubs in Europe. Quite a welcome shot in the arm for a country whose self-confidence is badly shaken by the collapse of its powerful Tourism industry as a result of the pandemic.

22 FEBRUARY 2021: 500,071 American Lives Lost to COVID-19

22 FEBRUARY 2021: 500,071 American Lives Lost to COVID-19 »

23 Feb, 2021
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Today, we mark a truly grim, heartbreaking milestone: 500,071 dead. That’s more Americans who have died in one year in this pandemic than in World War One, World War Two, and the Vietnam War combined. That’s more lives lost to this virus than any other nation on Earth. But this nation will smile again. This nation will know sunny days again. This nation will know joy again. And as we do, we will remember each person we’ve lost, the lives they lived, the loved ones they left behind.

A Second Opinion: Trump Acquitted by Senate for Second Time

A Second Opinion: Trump Acquitted by Senate for Second Time »

15 Feb, 2021
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After Democrats and Republicans laid out their arguments, the Senate voted 57 guilty and 43 not guilty, not enough to convict the former president of incitement to insurrection. Donald Trump is therefore not barred from running again in 2024 if he so wishes. Trump supporters were happy at the result and the Democrats were dismayed.

BARE FACTS: “GUILTY” 57 VOTES,  “NOT GUILTY” 43 VOTES

BARE FACTS: “GUILTY” 57 VOTES, “NOT GUILTY” 43 VOTES »

14 Feb, 2021
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13 February 2021: The Democrats rested their case against former President Donald Trump for the impeachable crime of incitement of insurrection. Senate vote, 13 February 2021: 57 "Guilty" votes; 43 "Not Guilty" votes. The Democrats needed 67 votes for a "Guilty" verdict. Trump is acquitted.