THE PRESIDENT OF SPAIN WANTS A DULY RECOGNIZED PALESTINIAN STATE AND WON’T WAIT A MINUTE MORE

THE PRESIDENT OF SPAIN WANTS A DULY RECOGNIZED PALESTINIAN STATE AND WON’T WAIT A MINUTE MORE »

12 Dec, 2023
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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez is set to go it alone if the European Union won't act as a united entity and recognize Palestine as an independent and soveriegn state. For Sánchez, a Palestine state is about the only guarantee for sustainable peace not only between biblical antagonists Israel and Palestine but in the region as well. Sánchez's stand quickly earned him Israel's ire, bringing Spain and Israel's diplomatic relations to the brink of collapse.

THE EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE: THE WHY, WHICH AND HOW OF IT

THE EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE: THE WHY, WHICH AND HOW OF IT »

19 Sep, 2023
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The concept of the European Capital of Culture puts culture at the heart of European cities. It highlights the richness and diversity of cultures in Europe and celebrates the cultural features that Europeans share. To date, more than 60 cities across the EU and beyond have been designated European Capital of Culture four of which were Spanish cities.

HOTTEST SUMMER ON RECORD, AND MORE TO COME!

HOTTEST SUMMER ON RECORD, AND MORE TO COME! »

5 Aug, 2023
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Without human-induced climate change, heatwaves would have been extremely rare. In China it would have been a 1-in-250-year event while maximum heat like in July 2023 would have been virtually impossible to occur in the US-Mexico region and Southern Europe, including Algeria, Greece, Italy and Spain, if humans had not warmed the planet by burning fossil fuels.

FASCINATING BULGARIA: WAITING TO BE DISCOVERED

FASCINATING BULGARIA: WAITING TO BE DISCOVERED »

6 May, 2023
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It is a good idea to stray off the beaten path and follow a route less traveled but no less fascinating. An endeavor that falls well within the propitious motto "More Spain in Bulgaria and more Bulgaria in Spain."

SPAIN, NOVEMBER 2019: A ROAD TO THE FAR RIGHT

SPAIN, NOVEMBER 2019: A ROAD TO THE FAR RIGHT »

16 Nov, 2019
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The radical right is “a political ideology, the core element of which is a myth of a homogeneous nation, a romantic and populist ultranationalism which is directed against the concept of liberal and pluralistic democracy. . .  It wants government by the people, but in terms of ethnocracy instead of democracy.” Thus, one of the biggest political stories in Spain these days, as a young but stable demo crary, is the sudden and perplexing rise of the reactionary far-right Vox party. In the 10 November 2019 snap election, Vox won no less than 15.09% of the vote. Overnight, it has become Spain’s third largest parliamentary party. Should Spain — and Europe — begin to worry?

SPAIN TODAY: Greek Drama, Party in Magaluf, Infanta Cristina Exed »

8 Jul, 2015
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For good or bad there’s never a dull moment in the land of toros, playa and paella!

SPAIN TODAY: the Economics of the Local Elections, Spanish Football, the Vacation-Loving Spaniards and the Internet

SPAIN TODAY: the Economics of the Local Elections, Spanish Football, the Vacation-Loving Spaniards and the Internet »

28 May, 2015
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Choice news

SPAIN TODAY: Spain’s Stake in Syriza; a Pact Against Radical-Islamic Terrorism; the Search for the Father of the Man of La Mancha »

5 Feb, 2015
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Foremost on the Spanish mind these days