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PUIGDEMONT, FROM PALACE TO PRISON?

PUIGDEMONT, FROM PALACE TO PRISON? »

27 Mar, 2018
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The ousted president of Catalonia, Puigdemont, was detained by German police on the strength of a reactivated European arrest warrant. He is accused by the Spanish government and courts of  rebellion, sedition and misuse of public funds. He is in custody at the Neumünster prison

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

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

18 Mar, 2018
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The Season of Rebirth starts on 23 March. DST starts this coming Sunday, 25 March 2018

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “The EEC? I thought we were on another planet,” 10 MAY 1985

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “The EEC? I thought we were on another planet,” 10 MAY 1985 »

20 Feb, 2018
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A unique, rivetting, witty, and even hilarious account of the historic days immediately following the end of the 8-year negotiation for Spain's membership in the European Common Market: “It was difficult and freakish work.”

MEET THE CHIEF NEGOTIATOR FOR SPAIN’S ADMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES & FATHER OF ERASMUS, MANUEL MARIN

MEET THE CHIEF NEGOTIATOR FOR SPAIN’S ADMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES & FATHER OF ERASMUS, MANUEL MARIN »

20 Feb, 2018
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As State Secretary for Relations with the European Communities he was, effectively, Chief Negotiator for Spain's admission to the European Communities. He was, moreover, considered the father of the Erasmus Programme

TO YOUR HEALTH!  SALUD!

TO YOUR HEALTH! SALUD! »

6 Feb, 2018
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Health is your greatest wealth!

CATALONIA: THE FUGITIVE WHO WANTS TO BE PRESIDENT (AGAIN)

CATALONIA: THE FUGITIVE WHO WANTS TO BE PRESIDENT (AGAIN) »

28 Jan, 2018
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"Spanish prosecutors asked that a European arrest warrant be reissued so Puigdemon could be extradited from Copenhagen. However, Supreme Court Judge Pablo Llarena argued that the crafty Catalan politician had gone to Denmark 'to provoke this arrest abroad' as part of a strategy to enhance his chances of being sworn in as president of Catalonia again.

Healthier Lifestyles and Better Health Policies Drive Life Expectancy Gains

Healthier Lifestyles and Better Health Policies Drive Life Expectancy Gains »

20 Nov, 2017
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OECD countries have seen life expectancy increase by over 10 years since 1970 to reach an average of 80.6 years. Life expectancy is highest in Japan (83.9 years), and Spain (83 years)

SALVADOR SOBRAL: “Don’t Know Why You Say Goodbye, I Say Hello”

SALVADOR SOBRAL: “Don’t Know Why You Say Goodbye, I Say Hello” »

20 Sep, 2017
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Sobral placed Portugal at the top of the long list of participating countries in the Eurovision2017. He scored a stunning 758 points, the highest ever in Eurovision’s current voting system. But he was very sick

A Second Opinion: Dateline, June 5th, 2017!

A Second Opinion: Dateline, June 5th, 2017! »

15 Jun, 2017
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Tragic terrorism in England. Compare that with the blue skies scudded with white wisps here and there, hay fever from all the many grasses and cottonwood trees, and the prediction of more dampening rain...and this during the local festival time!

TERRORISM ! (Part 1)

TERRORISM ! (Part 1) »

5 Jun, 2017
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While terrorism in the Middle East has spiked in recent years, there have been successes in combating terrorism elsewhere. One notable example is the ETA, the Basque separatist movement in Spain,which put down arms in 2011.