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GUIDEPOST REPRINT: NEWS BRIEFS–Mules, Bus Conductors, Antenas & Road Accidents,  18 February 1966

GUIDEPOST REPRINT: NEWS BRIEFS–Mules, Bus Conductors, Antenas & Road Accidents, 18 February 1966 »

17 May, 2022
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What's news in February 1966: Spanish mules moving to France. Bus drivers struggling against ill-mannered passengers. New antenna tracks satellites. Educational programs thought to reduce road accidents.

FIESTA TIME! YOUR FABULOUS FLAMENCO OUTFIT FOR AS LOW AS €20!

FIESTA TIME! YOUR FABULOUS FLAMENCO OUTFIT FOR AS LOW AS €20! »

6 May, 2022
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For as low as €20 and higher than €2000! That's the way the traje flamenca goes, pricewise. Meaning, you've got a really exciting range of choices!

SPANISH POLITICAL LEADERS CRUCIAL TO EU DIPLOMACY, TWO-PART SERIES: (1) JAVIER SOLANA

SPANISH POLITICAL LEADERS CRUCIAL TO EU DIPLOMACY, TWO-PART SERIES: (1) JAVIER SOLANA »

24 Apr, 2022
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Spanish political leaders have been playing a very significant part in bringing EU diplomacy to the world stage from the very beginning. The first permanent High Representative of EU's Foreign and Security Policy was the Spanish physicist-politician Javier Solana. He launched the difficult negotiation for Ukraine's membership in the European Union which angered Russia.

FACE MASKS ARE A THING OF THE PAST–IN MOST CASES

FACE MASKS ARE A THING OF THE PAST–IN MOST CASES »

24 Apr, 2022
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In February this year, the wearing of face mask outdoors in Spain has ceased to be obligatory. Later, on the 20th of April 2022, face mask indoors met the same fate. But not everyone would love to see the mask go.

SEVILLE’S FABULOUS APRIL FAIR IS BACK — BUT IN MAY!

SEVILLE’S FABULOUS APRIL FAIR IS BACK — BUT IN MAY! »

24 Apr, 2022
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The April Fair is one of the most internationally popular festivals in Spain. It started out as a livestock fair but over the years it became more of a festive event which gained extraordinary fame worldwide due to its unique color, splendor, pageantry, equestrian displays, horse-drawn carriages and flamenco dancing at all hours. Hundreds of casetas (colorfully decorated tents) are set up in the fairgrounds. There is music, dancing, delicious food and drink practically round the clock. And then of course there are the bullfight festejos of top matadors at the La Maestranza.

WHEN IN SPAIN, CELEBRATE THE HOLY WEEK (11-17 APRIL 2022)!

WHEN IN SPAIN, CELEBRATE THE HOLY WEEK (11-17 APRIL 2022)! »

10 Apr, 2022
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This week is Holy Week (Semana Santa), the week of the Passion of Christ in Catholic Spain. People are enthused now that restrictions are no longer as prohibitive as they were during the pandemic. (It's over now, isn't it? Is it?) Natives and visitors can join the famous religious processions without masks although it still is advisable to wear them because these processions are packed with devotees and keeping social distance is next to impossible. Also, attendance at the liturgies requires protective face coverings when held inside churches.

JUST TO REMIND YOU: DST IN THE EUROPEAN UNION IS ON

JUST TO REMIND YOU: DST IN THE EUROPEAN UNION IS ON »

27 Mar, 2022
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By law, Daylight Saving Time in the European Union starts on the last Sunday of March and ends on the last Sunday of October. Hence, on the 27th of March 2022, DST will kick in – EU clocks will leap forward one hour at 01:00 UTC. In Spain, the change will occur at 2:00 AM, by which time it's 3:00 AM already due to its time zone.

CANTE & GUITARRA BY DEGREES: Spotlight on Two Up-and-Coming Flamenco Artists

CANTE & GUITARRA BY DEGREES: Spotlight on Two Up-and-Coming Flamenco Artists »

11 Mar, 2022
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The lives of López and Gonzalez converged in 2016 when they met at a gig to see artists they knew. Talk led to talk to exchanging phone numbers, to becoming a couple. A year later, they entered the Conservatorio Superior de Música Rafael Orozco de Cordóba, the first city in Spain to offer a degree in flamenco. López, 26, is the only person from Guadalajara and Castille-La Mancha with a Grado en Cante Flamenco degree. González is probably the only one or one of the few American passport holders with a degree in flamenco guitar.

EUROPEAN COMMISSION PRESIDENT URSULA VON DER LEYEN ANNOUNCES CRIPPLING MEASURES AGAINST RUSSIA

EUROPEAN COMMISSION PRESIDENT URSULA VON DER LEYEN ANNOUNCES CRIPPLING MEASURES AGAINST RUSSIA »

27 Feb, 2022
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The European Union and its partners are working to cripple Putin's ability to finance his war machine. Von der Leyen will now be proposing to EU leaders that (1) the Union ensure a certain number of Russian banks are removed from SWIFT; (2) the EU stop Putin from using his war chest by paralysing the assets of Russia's central bank; and (3) the EU prevent Russian oligarchs from using their financial assets on our markets.

WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL ABOUT SPAIN’S LABOR REFORM?

WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL ABOUT SPAIN’S LABOR REFORM? »

14 Feb, 2022
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At stake during the ratification of Spain's Labor Reform were the European Union's pandemic reconstruction funds -- the NGEU and MFF packages --  projected to reach €1824.3 billion, and the remedy for the precarious labor situation in Spain due to the structural anomaly in hiring.