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Stateside Stories: A biography of Kamala Harris, US Vice-President

Stateside Stories: A biography of Kamala Harris, US Vice-President »

12 Jan, 2022
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Harris’s personality has caused her popularity to go down but there is no doubt that she is only a heartbeat away from the Presidency of the United States

A Second Opinion: 2022: A Challenging New Year Ahead!

A Second Opinion: 2022: A Challenging New Year Ahead! »

31 Dec, 2021
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The experts have forecast a dour New Year for all of us, with inflationary prices up 5% and Covid-19 variants including the Delta variant and the Omicron variant plaguing the populace. Will we ever be able to go maskless or stop social distancing? Not any time soon, according to the CDC, the Center for Disease Control.

A Second Opinion: Christmas Without a Tree

A Second Opinion: Christmas Without a Tree »

19 Dec, 2021
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What are we going to do without a Christmas Tree to decorate this year? Aguantamos, we suffer it, and put our presents under a table and prepare a sumptuous Christmas dinner and go to Midnight Mass if we can. But it just won’t be the same.

A Second Opinion: Thanksgiving for it all!

A Second Opinion: Thanksgiving for it all! »

22 Nov, 2021
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We all have things to be grateful for, and I hope this Thanksgiving we will remember them with all our loved ones around us. And for those who can’t be home for this holiday, may you find it in your heart to be thankful for all the positive things that have come your way this year. Happy Thanksgiving!

VISA APPLICATION ANNOUNCEMENTS BY THE UNITED STATES EMBASSY IN MADRID

VISA APPLICATION ANNOUNCEMENTS BY THE UNITED STATES EMBASSY IN MADRID »

17 Nov, 2021
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"The Consular Section of the United States Embassy in Madrid is conducting as many visa interviews as possible. However, given the overwhelming demand for work and student visas, continued Covid-19 crowding restrictions, and staffing limitations, we regret that we will not be able to interview all applicants before their desired travel dates. We will keep adding more appointments in the following weeks as capacity allows."

NEWS ALERT (2): U.S. CITIZENS AND LEGAL PERMANENT RESIDENTS’ TRAVEL TO SPAIN

NEWS ALERT (2): U.S. CITIZENS AND LEGAL PERMANENT RESIDENTS’ TRAVEL TO SPAIN »

9 Nov, 2021
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Restrictions related to COVID-19. COVID-19 testing. Vaccine Information. Entry and Exit requirements. U.S. Consular operations. Etc.

NEWS ALERT (1) : AIR TRAVEL TO THE UNITED STATES IS RESUMED!

NEWS ALERT (1) : AIR TRAVEL TO THE UNITED STATES IS RESUMED! »

9 Nov, 2021
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AIR TRAVEL TO THE UNITED STATES: Vaccination required. Possibility of exemption from full vaccination. COVID-19 testing waiver.

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.

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.

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.