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APPENDIX: LEADERS AND GUESTS, G20 2021 SUMMIT MEETING

APPENDIX: LEADERS AND GUESTS, G20 2021 SUMMIT MEETING »

30 Oct, 2021
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The G20 is an intergovernmental forum comprising 19 industrialized and developing countries and the European Union. It works to address major issues related to the global economy, such as international financial stability, climate change mitigation, and sustainable development. Spain enjoys a peculiar position within the Group. It is not a member of G20 but has participated in its seven extraordinary summits and in several ordinary meetings. It is considered a permanent guest member, the only outreach participant to have made policy commitments comparable to those of G20 members proper. Spain therefore appears to have become a de facto member of the G20.

THE G-20 2021 SUMMIT MEETING IN ROME: WHAT YOU WOULD WANT TO KNOW

THE G-20 2021 SUMMIT MEETING IN ROME: WHAT YOU WOULD WANT TO KNOW »

30 Oct, 2021
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Although the topics addressed by the G20 have significantly expanded over the years, the economic themes predominate. Rome is the sixteenth city in the history of the G20 to host the Summit of Heads of State and Government. The first Summit was held in Washington in November 2008, while the last – under the Saudi Presidency – was held in virtual mode in November 2020.

A TRUE STORY: MARTIAN ATTACK ON HALLOWEEN!

A TRUE STORY: MARTIAN ATTACK ON HALLOWEEN! »

30 Oct, 2021
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On October 30, 1938, the night before Halloween, a radio broadcast convinced thousands of Americans that Earth was under attack by invaders from Mars. Orson Welles scripted a radio play from H.G. Wells’ science-fiction classic “The War of the Worlds.” The dramatization incorporated fake news bulletins reporting space aliens landing in a New Jersey town. Many listeners around the country tuned in late, missed the introduction and panicked, mistaking the radio play for a real news broadcast.

ALL SAINTS DAY PUMPKIN DISH + CASSEROLE CHICKEN

ALL SAINTS DAY PUMPKIN DISH + CASSEROLE CHICKEN »

27 Oct, 2021
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It is interesting to note that in the French and the Spanish Basque countries, the pumpkin is also a symbol associated with the supernatural feelings of All Saints Day The dish in many peasant homes has a dramatic impact for its novel appearance and unusual flavor. See how it's prepared.

STATESIDE STORIES: U.S. Congress to vote on Biden’s 3.5 Trillion Dollar Budget amidst Inflation

STATESIDE STORIES: U.S. Congress to vote on Biden’s 3.5 Trillion Dollar Budget amidst Inflation »

25 Oct, 2021
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On a monthly basis, consumer prices advanced 0.4% above forecasts of 0.3% with the indexes for food and shelter constituting more than half of the monthly increases. US President Joe Biden’s “Build Back Better” 3.5 Trillion Dollar Budget plan will be voted on by the full Congress at the end of the month. Most critics of the spending package say that it will only worsen the inflation plaguing Americans now.

TODOS LOS SANTOS: Lights in the Graveyard

TODOS LOS SANTOS: Lights in the Graveyard »

24 Oct, 2021
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All Saints Day, the big day of the dead on 1 November, is festive-solemn as only the Spaniards can make it.

THE CHILDLIKE MAGIC OF JOAN MIRÓ

THE CHILDLIKE MAGIC OF JOAN MIRÓ »

20 Oct, 2021
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Miró: "I try to apply colors like words that shape poems, like notes that shape music"

ART: THE MIRO EXHIBITION

ART: THE MIRO EXHIBITION »

20 Oct, 2021
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"One of the great advantages of being a world-famous personality is that you have no trouble finding the best people to help you when you venture into a new field. All in all, I found this exhibition a delightful surprise, very entertaining and satisfying."

A VERITABLE WEDDING BOOM — CAN’T WAIT TO SAY “I DO”

A VERITABLE WEDDING BOOM — CAN’T WAIT TO SAY “I DO” »

17 Oct, 2021
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We don’t know about other countries but in Spain there's a veritable boom in the wedding industry right now. That's a stark contrast to, say, March-April 2020 when 17,000 weddings had been postponed or canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, This year, many couples refuse to wait any longer to say “I do”!

LA SIESTA BRAVA: HOW NOT TO BEAT THE SPANIARDS IN THE ENDEAVOR

LA SIESTA BRAVA: HOW NOT TO BEAT THE SPANIARDS IN THE ENDEAVOR »

14 Oct, 2021
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No Spaniard feels guilty about taking a snooze. You’ll see many a parked car from which a lone sleeper dangles out his feet. They nod in the subways, in the parks, in lobbies and stairways. Not only are they guilt-free, they don’t even worry about getting mugged. Perhaps there’s a built-in respect on the part of a Spaniard mugger toward a restful would-be victim. The mugger would probably feel guilty!