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A CLIFF-EDGE BREXIT LOOMS. Mark the Date: 30 MARCH 2019

A CLIFF-EDGE BREXIT LOOMS. Mark the Date: 30 MARCH 2019 »

11 Mar, 2019
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If the original Withdrawal Agreement, or an alternative one, is not ratified, the Treaties and the whole EU acquis will cease to apply to relations with the United Kingdom on 30 March 2019. This brings about the fearsome cliff-edge scenario wherein the UK's withdrawal will not be cushioned by special agreements. Insofar as Spain is concerned, the central government has announced that it is adopting the necessary measures, both at an internal level and in coordination with the EU institutions and other Member States so that should there still be no Withdrawal Agreement by 30 March, the impact of cliff edge on Spain will be minimal.

SPAIN & THE EU STAND BY A DEMOCRATIC VENEZUELA

SPAIN & THE EU STAND BY A DEMOCRATIC VENEZUELA »

9 Feb, 2019
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President of the Spanish Government: "The common position of the EU in regard to the political crisis in Venezuela has been achieved on the initiative of the Government of Spain. The ties that unite Spain and Latin America are very deep. There is nothing that takes place there which does not affect us. That is why the Spanish government will work to ensure that full democracy returns to Venezuela"

TITANIC ALLIANCE GANGS UP ON BILLIONAIRE BEZOS

TITANIC ALLIANCE GANGS UP ON BILLIONAIRE BEZOS »

17 Jan, 2019
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The accord between El Corte Inglés, benchmark of Spanish commerce, and Alibaba, the digital giant from China, is welcomed by both partners with such a great enthusiasm one would think it was marriage made in heaven. El Corte Inglés press releases are rosy and replete with optimism. The partners present the accord as the answer to Jeff Bezos’ dominant position in global e-commerce.

THE RAINBOW OF U.N. SUSTAINABLE GOALS LENDS COLOR TO SPANISH SOCIAL MEDIA FOR “THE FUTURE WE WANT”

THE RAINBOW OF U.N. SUSTAINABLE GOALS LENDS COLOR TO SPANISH SOCIAL MEDIA FOR “THE FUTURE WE WANT” »

12 Jan, 2019
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"A world without poverty, through the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals, is the future that we want"

MOST POPULAR SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES WORLDWIDE: YOU’VE GOT TO KNOW!

MOST POPULAR SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES WORLDWIDE: YOU’VE GOT TO KNOW! »

6 Jan, 2019
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Over 2 billion active Facebook users worldwide. Instagram, the fastest rising social media, has 1 billion. Odnoklassniki (ever heard of it?) has 71,000,000. It's the 15th top social networking site. Facebook is tops in Spain as in most countries throughout the world.

SPANIARDS ARE SPENDING MORE ON TOURISM. GOOD NEWS, SAYS STATE SECRETARY OF TOURISM

SPANIARDS ARE SPENDING MORE ON TOURISM. GOOD NEWS, SAYS STATE SECRETARY OF TOURISM »

29 Dec, 2018
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"A sure sign of the economic recovery of our country and of the resilience of the tourism sector"

GUIDEPOST REPRINT FEATURING ICELAND: “THE GREEN LAND OF ICELAND,” 12 October 1973

GUIDEPOST REPRINT FEATURING ICELAND: “THE GREEN LAND OF ICELAND,” 12 October 1973 »

4 Nov, 2018
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Iceland is a land of misconceptions. There are neither polar bears nor Eskimos on the island, and Detriot gets more snow than Reykjavik. New Yorkers shiver through lower January temperatures than residents here in the world’s northernmost capital. And the landscape’s predominant colour is not white but green

GUIDEPOST REPRINT, FEATURING ICELAND: “WHOEVER HEARD OF AKUREYRI?,” 12 October 1973

GUIDEPOST REPRINT, FEATURING ICELAND: “WHOEVER HEARD OF AKUREYRI?,” 12 October 1973 »

4 Nov, 2018
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AKUREYRI, Iceland’s second largest town, lies just 60 miles south of the Arctic Circle. at the end of a deep fjord, with the surrounding hills and sheep pastures seemingly coated in green velvet. It’s a place for lovers of clear water, blue skies and the great outdoors

Critical Thinking: Khashoggi Slain

Critical Thinking: Khashoggi Slain »

27 Oct, 2018
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Saudi Arabia's foreign minister called the killing of the journalist--who had been critical of the current Saudi regime--a "rogue operation" and an "aberation". President Trump has been reluctant to call for the condemnation of the Saudi royal regime, although some Senators are clamoring for high-level investigations of the incident. Trump has stated that there are many ways the U.S. can respond to the journalist's killing that will not jeopardize relations between the two allies.

SPAIN IS ONE OF THE MOST REPUTABLE COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD: SO WHAT?

SPAIN IS ONE OF THE MOST REPUTABLE COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD: SO WHAT? »

12 Oct, 2018
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Reputation is critical to enhancing buisness and is therefore a crucial asset for a country. In 2018 Sweden is the Most Reputable Country among the 55 polled. Seven of the Top Ten are European countries. Outside of the Top Ten Spain ranks 14th, the UK 16th, France 18th and Germany 19th. The USA, once the leader of the free world, is not seen as a responsible participant in the global community. It is ranked 34th. Iraq is the least reputable, ranking 55th.